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Mequon native takes home Oscar statue for '12 Years A Slave'
Mar 3, 2014 • WISN MilwaukeeJohn Ridley, a native of Mequon and graduate of Homestead High School, picked up the trophy for best adapted screenplay for "12 Years A Slave." "But when they opened that envelope, it could have gone either way, but fortunately it worked out well for ... More
John Ridley, author, screenwriter, and film director wins Academy Award
Mar 10, 2014 • Milwaukee Courier Weekly NewspaperIn fact Ridley attended University School of Milwaukee, graduated from Homestead High School and graduated from New York University. ... As far as the Oscar win, he reportedly told Vanity Fair that it is going to be sent home to his parents in Mequon, WI. More
NDSU's Colville walking away from football
Mar 6, 2014 • Jamestown SunNDSU got a letter of intent Wednesday night from defensive tackle Brandon Hines from Homestead High School in Mequon, Wis. He's listed at 6-foot-2, 280 pounds according to Rivals.com. Homestead is a successful program that went 12-1 last season. More
Bison starting center Colville retires due to injuries
Mar 6, 2014 • In-ForumNDSU got a letter of intent Wednesday night from defensive tackle Brandon Hines from Homestead High School in Mequon, Wis. He's listed at 6-foot-2, 280 pounds according to Rivals.com. Homestead is a successful program that went 12-1 last season. More
Mequon Native Brings Home An Oscar
Mar 3, 2014 • The Wisconsin Free"12 Years A Slave" won an Oscar Sunday night for best adapted screenplay. John Ridley, a graduate of Homestead High School and a native of Mequon, could not be more proud. He was joined by the film's director, Steve McQueen, who won the Best Picture ... More
BAT wins six crowns
Feb 27, 2014 • Beloit Daily NewsThe Beloit Aquatic Team captured six individual titles at the Regional Wisconsin USA Swimming Meet held at Homestead High School in Mequon, Wis. Individual regional champions included Kelsey Stimes in girls senior 400 individual medley and 200 IM, ... More
1000 Jewish Teenagers To Meet Up At Shabbat Immersion
Feb 27, 2014 • Lubavitch.comZimmerman, a senior at Homestead High School in Mequon, WI attended his first Shabbaton three years ago. “Being with Jewish teens from around the world, keeping the whole Shabbat and kosher was really cool,” he recalls. ALEX CLARE TO SHARE WITH ... More
Homestead and Concordia Alum in Acacia's "Searching for David's Heart"
Feb 21, 2014 • North Shore NowAll performances will be given in Concordia University Wisconsin's Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 North Lake Shore Drive in Mequon, Wis. One of the primary characters is the magician, Harry Houdini, played by David Sapiro, who shares insights about his ... More
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