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by Gail Allen
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: A Visit to Diagon Alley
Topic: Welcome New Students
Replies: 16
Views: 3409

Re: Welcome New Students

Hello, I am Gail Allen. I am a fourth year here at HOL as well as a Head Student. However, I don't think my needs for my first day at school would be all that different from what most people need, though perhaps by having been here at Hogwars for some years I might have a better idea of what I need:...
by Gail Allen
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: Top Points Winner of the Month 2019-20
Replies: 2
Views: 269

Re: Top Points Winner of the Month 2019-20

December has been a busy month and yet people find time to excel at their homework and other activities around HOL. Give a huge round of applause for our December Top Point earner! Winner: Torii Taylor - 498 points Ravenclaw: Torii Taylor - 498 points Gryffindor: Sky Alton - 420 points Hufflepuff: S...
by Gail Allen
Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Secret Elf Present Exchange
Topic: Thank You!
Replies: 10
Views: 223

Thank You!

First of all we would like to say a massive THANK YOU! to everyone who participated in this! I have seen the many wonderful gifts being sent in from all of you and I can only say that I am proud to see how awesome you've all been in thinking up gifts for each other. It's wonderful to see and it warm...
by Gail Allen
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: Drabble Babble 2019/20 Edition
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Re: Drabble Babble 2019/20 Edition

The Drabble Babble Challenge Drabble (n.) = "an extremely short work of fiction of exactly one hundred words in length" One theme will be announced per issue. Participants will then write a small piece of fiction (or non-fiction) about that theme. What's the catch? The submission must be a drabble!...
by Gail Allen
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: BINGO 2019/20 - A Creative Writing Challenge
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: BINGO 2019/20 - A Creative Writing Challenge

Alte is accepting submissions once again for our February issue!
Why not submit a bingo story or two?

February Issue Deadline: FRIDAY, 31st of January
by Gail Allen
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: January – Wall of Fame
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: January – Wall of Fame

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by Gail Allen
Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Secret Elf Present Exchange
Topic: Questions
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Questions

If you have any questions, please post them here and we will answer them as quickly as possible.
by Gail Allen
Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Secret Elf Present Exchange
Topic: Secret Elf Present Exchange
Replies: 0
Views: 223

Secret Elf Present Exchange

https://i.postimg.cc/XJmHgpsg/secre-elf-done-size.png [Picture shows an elf operating a gift-making machine and contains the words "Secret Elf"] "Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way..." December is here! And to me that means a month of baking cookies, crafting all kinds of decorations to...
by Gail Allen
Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Secret Elf Present Exchange
Topic: Sign up to be a Secret Elf!
Replies: 17
Views: 598

Sign up to be a Secret Elf!

Do you want to bring joy to the members of HOL in forms of small gifts this December? The elves would love to hear from you. So fill out this form to get started! Sign ups will close on the 9th of December and on the 10th you will get a pm with the name of the person you will be giving a gift to. So...
by Gail Allen
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Gail!
Replies: 9
Views: 284

Re: Happy Birthday, Gail!

Thank you all so much! I had a great day! Went to a lovely restaurant for dinner and then a movie afterwards.

And Sky - the decorations are lovely, but true story: yesterday at work one of the tables in my classroom at school was missing. I now know who to blame :P
by Gail Allen
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: TV Talk
Topic: The Crown
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Re: The Crown

I am watching it right now. I am already half way through the 3rd season and though I do find it hard to change actors it does fit better with the change in age and the voices are still quite similar which was one of my biggest fears.
by Gail Allen
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: November – Tomb Shaders
Replies: 6
Views: 328

Re: November – Tomb Shaders

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by Gail Allen
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: Top Points Winner of the Month 2019-20
Replies: 2
Views: 269

Top Points Winner of the Month 2019-20

We are excited to once again bring to you, the tradition of recognizing the Top Points Winner each month! We will share information both on who from each house earned most points as well as who among the professors earned the most. And of course, who earned the most overall that month. So, we presen...
by Gail Allen
Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: BINGO 2019/20 - A Creative Writing Challenge
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: BINGO 2019/20 - A Creative Writing Challenge

Alte is accepting submissions once again for our December issue!
Why not submit a bingo story or two?

December Issue Deadline: SATURDAY, 30th of November
by Gail Allen
Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: Drabble Babble 2019/20 Edition
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Re: Drabble Babble 2019/20 Edition

The Drabble Babble Challenge Drabble (n.) = "an extremely short work of fiction of exactly one hundred words in length" One theme will be announced per issue. Participants will then write a small piece of fiction (or non-fiction) about that theme. What's the catch? The submission must be a drabble!...
by Gail Allen
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Dario!
Replies: 11
Views: 374

Re: Happy Birthday, Dario!

Happy Birthday Dario! Hope you've had a great day!
by Gail Allen
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Task 11: Leave Your Mark
Replies: 17
Views: 632

Re: Task 11: Leave Your Mark

HOL is first and foremost a wonderful community, where people from different cultures and different backgrounds can come together and learn from one another and build friendships with people they would never have met otherwise. Here it does not matter where you come from, how old you are or what you...
by Gail Allen
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: What's the Latest Movie You've Watched?
Replies: 31
Views: 3345

Re: What's the Latest Movie You've Watched?

The last movie I watched was "Coach Carter", which was a really inspiring movie about a basketball coach who managed to both turn his team into a very successful one on the court, but also managed to get the players' grades up by insisting that they were students first and athletes second and winnin...
by Gail Allen
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Task 10: Taking Stock
Replies: 11
Views: 415

Re: Task 10: Taking Stock

Being at the fair has left me with quite a few goodies - I am impressed with how much creativity people have put into creating those! Truly amazing stuff. And while I will certainly be using those in the coming school year, the thing I am even more happy about taking away from it, is the connections...
by Gail Allen
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Welcome Month
Topic: Task 5: Creative Cartography
Replies: 13
Views: 591

Re: Task 5: Creative Cartography

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