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by Vanessa Tilley
Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 19
Views: 284

Re: Flash Fiction

Calendar, Music, and Code

Nessa was practicing the Morse Code alphabet when she heard her mother calling for her. As Nessa got off her bed, she happened to see the calendar and realized that she was late for her music lesson. (37 words)
by Vanessa Tilley
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Task 6: Tips, Tricks and Trepidations
Replies: 19
Views: 264

Re: Task 6: Tips, Tricks and Trepidations

It definitely pays to be organized. Like Maxim mentioned, I also have a planner that is solely dedicated to HOL. I put all my class information and due dates, events that are going around in all the houses, HOLLers and Book Club events, and daily to do lists in the planner to make sure I don't miss ...
by Vanessa Tilley
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 19
Views: 284

Re: Flash Fiction

Expression, bridge, torch/flashlight

Nessa ran across the rope bridge and an awed expression appeared on her face as she looked upon the secret cave. "I can't believe it is real!" Nessa grabbed her torch and entered the cave to search for the lost pirate treasure. (42 words)
by Vanessa Tilley
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Task 1: Name Badges
Replies: 28
Views: 496

Re: Task 1: Name Badges

My name badge has all my information listed in a book. The book is open and on the pages is written Vanessa Tilley, Ravenclaw Prefect, Co-Head Art Department, and Third Year. I have a little chef's hat on the left side of the book and an art palette on the right side of the book. As most people kno...
by Vanessa Tilley
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Task 2: First Impressions
Replies: 44
Views: 578

Re: Task 2: First Impressions

Nessa was almost at the Art Department Booth when she felt a warm breeze. Nessa looked around for a moment and then realized her clothes were dry! They were a bit rumpled but hey Art is messy so someone just saved me the trouble of starting first. “Well, someone is looking out for me.” Nessa thought...
by Vanessa Tilley
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Astronomy
Topic: Welcome to Astronomy
Replies: 2
Views: 600

Re: Welcome to Astronomy

Hello everyone! I hope you all are doing well and are excited about the new year! My name is Vanessa but everyone calls me Nessa. I am a third year Ravenclaw Prefect, student teacher, and co-head of the Art Department. I have always loved Astronomy since I was younger. My mom went back to college to...
by Vanessa Tilley
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Ask Me... (Icebreaker)
Replies: 64
Views: 637

Re: Ask Me... (Icebreaker)

I do not but hope to change that soon.

What is your favorite thing about the Welcome Fair so far?
by Vanessa Tilley
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Task 2: First Impressions
Replies: 44
Views: 578

Re: Task 2: First Impressions

Nessa reached up to the grab on to the wonderful angel who was saving her from this crazy fountain. Nessa stood up slowly and then faced Amy. "I think so. Thank you so much for your help. I don't believe I have met you before but I'm Vanessa. Everyone just calls me Nessa though." Nessa smiled at the...
by Vanessa Tilley
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Task 2: First Impressions
Replies: 44
Views: 578

Re: Task 2: First Impressions

Nessa was so excited for the HOL Welcome Fair that she had hardly slept all night! Nessa did a quick check to make sure she had everything that she needed for the Art Department booth she was helping to run with Professor Rorey. "Let's see, we've got some paint, paper, some blank t-shirts, markers."...
by Vanessa Tilley
Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: September – Picture Perfect
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: September – Picture Perfect

Those lovely flowers are called Evening Primroses and I believe Muggles could mistake them for magic because these flowers actually bloom right after dusk and stay in bloom all night. In the morning, all the bloomed flowers fall off as if they were never there. Even having watched them do this for ...
by Vanessa Tilley
Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Ask Me... (Icebreaker)
Replies: 64
Views: 637

Re: Ask Me... (Icebreaker)

Scourgify! I HATE cleaning :P

What elective would you choose if you attended Hogwarts?
by Vanessa Tilley
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Ask Me... (Icebreaker)
Replies: 64
Views: 637

Re: Ask Me... (Icebreaker)

I would love to meet Professor Flitwick to get dueling tips.

If you could fire any Hogwarts professor, who would it be?
by Vanessa Tilley
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: September – Espresso Patronum!
Replies: 7
Views: 173

Re: September – Espresso Patronum!

Still more of a tea drinker but I like the picture :)

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by Vanessa Tilley
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Ask Me... (Icebreaker)
Replies: 64
Views: 637

Re: Ask Me... (Icebreaker)

Any type of literature class!! They need a class on the fun world of literature like Societies in Ruin. (Looking forward to the Fiction class Ivey :wub: ) Although, an art class would be nice too....

If you could have any pet at Hogwarts, what would you chose?
by Vanessa Tilley
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: HOL Goals 2019/2020
Replies: 23
Views: 382

Re: HOL Goals 2019/2020

1. I want to earn at least 3000 points this year 2. I want to earn at least 5 quills 3. I want to be more active in all the house forums 4. I want to help run at least one HOL event this year 5. Complete at least 2 Library Department activities 6. I want to get a BINGO in Alte this year *I have a te...
by Vanessa Tilley
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 19
Views: 284

Re: Flash Fiction

Words; butterfly, dragon, wizard Zabini called out to his faithful pet. " Dragon ! Where are you?" After a couple of seconds, the wizard smiled as his faithful pet butterfly landed on his shoulder. "There you are. It is time to head out on our next adventure." said the wizard and began walking towar...
by Vanessa Tilley
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review: The Beckoning Shadow
Replies: 0
Views: 45

Book Review: The Beckoning Shadow

Title: The Beckoning Shadow Author: Katharyn Blair Series: Book One Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy The Beckoning Shadow is an amazing fantasy novel full of superpowered teenagers, some magic, quite a bit of action, with some romance peppered in. Summary: The Beckoning Shadow follows our heroine Vespe...
by Vanessa Tilley
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review: Spin the Dawn
Replies: 0
Views: 65

Book Review: Spin the Dawn

Title: Spin the Dawn Author: Elizabeth Lim Series: The Blood of Stars Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance Summary Spin the Dawn is a fantastic retelling of Mulan that is full of magic, mythical beings, adventure, and some romance. Spin the Dawn follows our heroine Maia who works as a tailor under...
by Vanessa Tilley
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review: Sea Witch
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Book Review: Sea Witch

Book: Sea Witch Author: Sarah Henning Series: Sea Witch (first book in the series) Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Fairy Tales, Retellings Thoughts: Sea Witch is a fascinating retelling of The Little Mermaid full of mythical creatures, magic, a little romance, and an interesting twist. Sea Witch focu...
by Vanessa Tilley
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review: The Invited
Replies: 0
Views: 57

Book Review: The Invited

Book: The Invited Author: Jennifer McMahon Series: No Genres: Adult/Mystery/Paranormal/Horror Brief Summary The Invited is an interesting mystery that involves Hattie Breckenridge and her ancestors as well as history teacher Helen and her husband Nate. After losing her father, Helen and Nate decide...

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