Do you believe it's finally
November? I think everyone is counting the days until the 18th, when the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
movie is released and we learn much more about JKR's Wizarding World! And in other good news, although Slytherin is closing in, we still
lead the race for the House Cup! LET'S JUST KEEP IT THAT WAY!Ravenclaw News
Many thanks to Ashley
for hosting an awesome Fantastic Beasts
tie-in activity last month and reminding us just how much we are anticipating the release of this film - very well done!
November means Bronze and Blue Olympics (BBO)
. Join Astrid
back in Ancient Greece where the Games began for this year’s Greek Mythology
theme! Sign-ups are open
now (click here
) and for the entire activity, so even if you miss a week or two, feel free to join in anytime!GO RQT
!!! Come watch at #quidditch
or cheer at #grandstand
on Saturday 12th November
at 9 PM HOL time
The latest issue of the Alte Sententiam
was just delivered, and thanks to the fabulous Prof. Cassie Lobiesk
, with a brand new domain and gorgeous new layout! Our unique newspaper is always looking for talented writers, artists, and puzzle-makers. If you’re thinking you might want to contribute, check out FAQ
by clicking here.
Be sure to check out E=MC Hammer
, Door Knocker
, and Debate Club
to find out how to earn activity points
- there’s always something interesting going on!
And there’s always tough love and new points opportunities
being posted in the War Room
so be sure to check back periodically!HOL News
Here's what's happening in the other houses:
- Gryffindor plans to host a Fantastic Beasts event open to all HOLers!
- Hufflepuff is running DoHGaS puzzles and Fantastic Beasts Trivia and maybe even something else!
- Slytherin continues to host the fantastic Prisoner of Azkaban read-along!
The first Quidditch
match of the year is coming up so don’t forget to look for Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch
- questions should be posted around 8th November
. For each person who answers the questions, 10 beans
will be added to the pot!
The NAPs Revival
is gaining momentum and these weekly pickup games are open to members of all houses
regardless of their Quidditch background
. It is an opportunity to “meet new people, learn a little bit more about the game, and have some good, clean fun!” The next pickup is meeting in #quidditch
on Sunday 6th November
at 10 PM HOL time
The Book Club
is currently running Publishing Pursuits II
, which started on 16th October
and will be finishing on 30th November
. It is open to all HOLers and there are no sign-ups
involved, so you can jump in at any point in the activity. Beans will be awarded
for participation, and you might even get a shiny award (The Published Page
) for completing most of the tasks.
It seems like everyone’s caught Fantastic Beasts fever
is no exception! An extraordinary event
is scheduled to begin shortly
, there are no sign-ups
, and you can work at your own pace
. And if you participated in Gryfftoberfest
, or Slyth-o-ween
, stop by the HOLLERS Scrapbook
and share your thoughts and experiences.
The Art Department
is waiting for the go-ahead from the Head Office
to start a project (or two) so be on the lookout for that to happen because there are points
to be earned!
It’s never too early until Sunday 15th January
to submit to SerpenTimes
, the Slytherin
House newspaper. This issue’s theme is Resolutions
and there are lots of points
to be earned!
Most classes are still open for sign-ups
, so if you haven’t registered yet, check out the class list
. Make sure you read the course outline
before you sign up and don’t forget, you can sign up for a maximum of five classes
. There's no better way to earn lots of points
In case you forgot, you really have to work hard at being bored around here!