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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section - Word Cubes
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Re: Fan Section - Word Cubes

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Remember --
You have until 11:59 PM HOL time on July 24th to solve it earn 5 QWC points for your team and 10 Beans for yourself!
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section: Uniforms
Replies: 8
Views: 165

Re: Fan Section: Uniforms

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Remember!

You have until 11:59 PM HOL time on July 24th to post below and show off your teams new uniform!
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section: Uniforms
Replies: 8
Views: 165

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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: A Celebration of Harry Potter
Replies: 8
Views: 99

Re: A Celebration of Harry Potter

Kim Alting wrote:Beans, beans? Did anyone say beans?

I didn't get mine...

Hi Kim. I went and double checked. This is what I found.
You participated in the tasks (which earned points) and not the discussions or prompts (which earned Beans).
But you just got a shiny Award in your folder!
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: A Celebration of Harry Potter
Replies: 8
Views: 99

A Celebration of Harry Potter

Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone was first published on June 26, 1997, twenty years ago. We've had three weeks of diving into various activities, having fun and earning points and/or Beans. But now it's time to wrap it up. Thank you Amy, Arianna, Ariella, Aurelia, Gail, Hanna, Katelin, Kait...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:16 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS - Week 3 - Exams
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: PS - Week 3 - Exams

Will Lestrange sent in: Subject chosen: Defense Against The Dark Arts Question: You are walking along the edge of the Forbidden Forest. In front of you is a grey-skinned creature about seven inches in height with a pile of small rocks it seeks to throw at passers-by. What creature are you dealing wi...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:16 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS - Week 3 - Exams
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: PS - Week 3 - Exams

Sirius Fudge sent in: Herbology What is the defining characteristic of dried nettles and what are its uses to the wizarding world? Dried nettles have stinging hairs growing on their leaves. It could be their defining characteristic. These hairs are a factor to the rumors about dried nettles being ab...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS - Week 3 - Exams
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: PS - Week 3 - Exams

Professor Tarma Amelia Black sent in: Question Number Twenty-four: One of the basic laws of magic is that opposites attract and yet another tenet of magic is that like calls to like – if this is the case, then would it be reasonable and likely that a person could be prone to being both attracted to ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS - Week 3 - Exams
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: PS - Week 3 - Exams

Polaris Black sent in: Do you think the ban on goblin possession of wands is in urgent need of change? Although goblins are classified as Beings, they are considered to be inferior by wizards as evidenced by the Fountain of Magical Brethren, where a goblin is gazing admiringly at a witch and wizard....
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS - Week 3 - Exams
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: PS - Week 3 - Exams

Kendra Givens sent in: 12. In class, we had discussed the recent discovery of a rare Einstein ring in the solar system. Please describe what an Einstein ring is, how it is formed, and what makes the recently discovered “Canarias” Einstein ring so unique. Your answer must be at least 100 words. 15 po...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS - Week 3 - Exams
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: PS - Week 3 - Exams

Aurelia West sent in: Imagine you're deserted in the middle of a desert with limited supplies. Explain how you would use the following to your advantage in order to secure your survival: your wand, a small freshwater lake, and the surrounding flora and fauna. Remember that anything can be summoned, ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:57 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor

Sky Alton sent in: I would try to address the weakness in the chess enchantment: namely that any moderately good Chess player could win past it (particularly if they had a couple of spare friends in case their piece got taken). Instead, I would present an empty chamber with a floor of tiles, each ma...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor

Sirius Fudge sent in: Obstacle 1: A boggart seemed appropriate for the first obstacle. It will filter those who cannot overcome their greatest fears. But it can also be defeated easily since there are more witches and wizards involved. The ideal case scenario is that all three individuals will get p...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:50 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor

Professor Tarma Amelia Black sent in: The enchantment that I created is behind a door, into a small room (5' x 5') and there is a facing door to you who just entered the room. The door behind you has closed as soon as you crossed the threshold. In fact, when you turn to look at the door, there is no...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor

Polaris Black sent in: http://i888.photobucket.com/albums/ac87/polarisblack1/W3%20Through%20the%20Trapdoor_zpsle6bwnqy.jpg The Philosopher’s Stone is hidden in a portrait of Nicholas Flamel – in the Room of Requirement. Of course Dumbledore cast a Fidelius charm over it, with himself as the Secret K...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor

Gail Allen sent in: https://s13.postimg.org/h8hifsu6v/gordian.jpg JK Rowling likes to make use of history and mythology, so I decided to play on the gordian knot. To pass this obstacle you will have to solve this knot. The magical part is that whenever an end is moved through a loop somewhere, two o...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: PS – Week 3 – Through the Trapdoor

Arianna Stonewater sent in: https://s19.postimg.org/qfdn7jm5f/PSWk3-_Trapdoor.png A series of white ropes cover the room. You need to untangle them enough to get the door open. They cannot be cut or burned. For a layer of extra trickiness, Muggle earbud wires have been thrown about and have become i...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Topic: PS - Week 3 - Fallen Letters
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: PS - Week 3 - Fallen Letters

The answer to the Fallen Letters is provided by Kaitlyn Nightingale

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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section - Word Cubes
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Re: Fan Section - Word Cubes

Professor Scarlet Leslie-Lewis is first to send in correct solutions.

Who is next?

Professor Cody Lewis is next.
Followed by --
Sirius Fudge
Maxim Trevelyan
Will Lestrange
Kendra Givens
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section - Word Cubes
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Fan Section - Word Cubes

Team Ireland ! Team Bulgaria ! How are we doing? Anyone been Wronski Feinted yet? Here's another chance for you to get some QWC Points for your team and Beans for yourself. Ever encounter Word Cubes ? To find the word, or words, start with any letter and move from letter to letter. You move to any ...

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