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by Gail Allen
Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Music Talk
Topic: Instrument Practice
Replies: 4
Views: 269

Instrument Practice

Have you ever learned to play an instrument? If so you'll likely have run into this thing called Practice . And exactly that part is what I've always struggled with. For one, how do I motivate myself to go and do it, but perhaps worst of all; how do I know if I am doing it right when there's no one ...
by Gail Allen
Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: A Dream Room
Replies: 1
Views: 164

A Dream Room

If you could add any room to your house or flat without having to consider anything at all, what would you add? Or would you rather renovate a room you already have? How would the room look - what would be in there? What would the function be of this room? I think I would want to add a craftsroom to...
by Gail Allen
Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: Is the Sorting Hat always Right?
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Is the Sorting Hat always Right?

I've often pondered this exact question when reading the Harry Potter books; Did the hat really always place students in the right house? And what might it's reasons have been for some of the more unlikely candidates? Like, Hermione Granger - she seems to have been just as likely to have been a Rave...
by Gail Allen
Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Club Staff Changes
Replies: 5
Views: 361

Re: Book Club Staff Changes

Congratulations Emily!!
Let's see how long it takes her to notice which books' dustcovers I've secretly been switching out... :P
by Gail Allen
Wed Sep 02, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: Drabble Babble 2020/21 Edition
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Drabble Babble 2020/21 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
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: Forum Moderators wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 191

Forum Moderators wanted

At the start this new term a couple of spots have become available for forum moderators. It is a fun job that allows you to help shape HOL into the wonderful place it is and make sure that the area you moderate stays active and continues to evolve. As for who can apply, we invite everyone to do so; ...
by Gail Allen
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: BINGO 2020/21 - A Creative Writing Challenge
Replies: 1
Views: 225

BINGO 2020/21 - A Creative Writing Challenge

Alte Sententiam BINGO: A Creative Writing Challenge Rules: - The Alte editors will provide a BINGO board with writing prompts that can be done per issue. This board will remain constant throughout the HOL school year. - HOLers are welcome to take a prompt from the board and submit a short story rel...
by Gail Allen
Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: HOL Goals 2020/2021
Replies: 23
Views: 1416

HOL Goals 2020/2021

What are your goals for this school year? However big or small, this is the place to share them and to see what everyone else have in mind, and to keep us all motivated to accomplish what we set out to do. And to those who complete at least three of their goals, The Gold Spirit Award will be awarded...
by Gail Allen
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: In Memory of Polaris Black
Replies: 20
Views: 1430

Re: In Memory of Polaris Black

These are heavy news to receive and a great blow to us all as a community and especially to those of us who knew her personally. Polaris was one of the first people I got to know here and one of the people I looked up to so much in my first time here at HOL. And although I certainly talked her ear o...
by Gail Allen
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: HOLLERS
Topic: Staff Changes
Replies: 2
Views: 363

Re: Staff Changes

Congratulations Maxim! I know you will do a fantastic job!
by Gail Allen
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Diagon Dealings
Topic: Slug & Jiggers Apothecary - Potion Packs
Replies: 9
Views: 676

Slug & Jiggers Apothecary - Potion Packs

After being in the apothecary world for several years, Mr. Jiggers notices patterns and trends in his potion sales. Whether it is to calm nerves or to combat the winter blues or to use for symptomatic relief of an illness, some potions are frequently bought together. Slug & Jiggers Apothecary plans ...
by Gail Allen
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Diagon Dealings
Topic: Slug & Jiggers Apothecary - Word Search
Replies: 0
Views: 215

Slug & Jiggers Apothecary - Word Search

On a busy day, Flavius Jigger asks you to go collect items from the stockroom. You hastily scribble down his request: -6 Polyjuice Potion ingredients -3 plants that inflame the brain -stone taken from stomach of goat https://i.imgur.com/s1hFBig.png Click HERE for a direct link Click HERE for a large...
by Gail Allen
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Diagon Dealings
Topic: Purchases from Shop Owners
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: Purchases from Shop Owners

Today is the day you've been waiting for: The owners of each of the four shops have come back to us with a report on how many items they've decided to invest in from each of our two groups. These purchases are based off of numbers as they stood this morning. Anything submitted since then will be con...
by Gail Allen
Sun Jul 26, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Lora!
Replies: 6
Views: 615

Re: Happy Birthday, Lora!

Happy birthday Lora!

I hope you have a fantastic day!!
by Gail Allen
Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Tarma!
Replies: 13
Views: 826

Re: Happy Birthday, Tarma!

Happy Birthday Tarma!
Hope you have an amazing day!
by Gail Allen
Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Diagon Dealings
Topic: Slug & Jiggers Apothecary - Ingredients
Replies: 9
Views: 731

Slug & Jiggers Apothecary - Ingredients

Slug & Jiggers Apothecary is a very old shop going all the way back to 1207 when it was first established. Recently we've been looking through some of the older boxes holding ingredient descriptions and realised that some of them are a little outdated or simply unreadable since the ink has faded or ...
by Gail Allen
Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Diagon Dealings
Topic: Slug & Jiggers Apothecary - Measuring
Replies: 0
Views: 278

Slug & Jiggers Apothecary - Measuring

Measuring accurately and being able to scale recipes up and down is very important in an apothecary, therefore it is good practice to juggle numbers around, which is exactly what you will be doing in this puzzle. https://i.postimg.cc/28LDGvpN/apothecary-puzzle-01.png https://i.postimg.cc/28LDGvpN/ap...
by Gail Allen
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Sky!
Replies: 16
Views: 1045

Re: Happy Birthday, Sky!

Happy birthday Sky!!

You are one of the most amazing people I know and I hope you have the best birthday imaginable!
by Gail Allen
Tue Jul 14, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: 2020 HOL Summer Beanstalk
Replies: 55
Views: 4224

Re: 2020 HOL Summer Beanstalk

I am sending 32 beans to Scarlet Leslie-Lewis for being a great to work with!
by Gail Allen
Tue Jul 14, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Diagon Dealings
Topic: Diagon Dealings Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Diagon Dealings Questions

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