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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section - Word Cubes
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Re: Fan Section - Word Cubes

Prof. Amy Lupin gives us the answers to this one --

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1. Vulchanov
2. Connolly
3. Dimitrov
4. Quigley
5. Ivanova
6. Zograf
7. Lynch
8. Moran
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, CassieButterfly
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Happy Birthday, CassieButterfly

Happy Birthday, Cassie Butterfly

May your writing come along swiftly so I can read that book.

Erm. I mean -- I hope you have a most magical and awesome birthday. Yeah, that's it.

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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Presenting Author - Sheri S. Tepper
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Presenting Author - Sheri S. Tepper

The first book of my Summer Reading Challenge is The Family Tree , by Sheri S. Tepper. Since I've ordered four more of her books, I thought to just start up a 'presentation' topic for her -- and put my reviews for her books in here. Sheri S. Tepper Main genre: Fiction / Science Fiction / Mystery / S...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 119
Views: 1877

Re: Quick Quotes

Text from a book about conspiracy theories

from The Family Tree by Sheri S. Tepper
"... And then one of them asked if it was time."
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section - Word Search
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: Fan Section - Word Search

First to send in their solution is:

Sirius Fudge!

Will Lestrange was next. Who follows them?
Prof. Cody 'Shirdy' Lewis
Aurelia West
Prof. Scarlet 'Shirdy' Leslie-Lewis
Kendra Givens
Prof. Amy Lupin
Katelin Ross
Gail Allen
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section - Sudoku
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: Fan Section - Sudoku

Katelin Ross is the first to send in the correct answers to this Sudoku!

Who is next?
Will Lestrange is next!

Followed by:
Sirius Fudge
Professor Amy Lupin
Prof. Cody 'Shirdy' Lewis
Prof. Scarlet 'Shirdy' Leslie-Lewis
Aurelia West
Kendra Givens
Maxim Trevelyan
Gail Allen
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section - Sudoku
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Fan Section - Sudoku

Quidditch is only one of the broom games invented by witches and wizards, but it is arguably one of the more popular of those games. You have until 11:59 PM HOL time on July 31st to solve this Sudoku and earn 5 QWC points for your team and 10 Beans for yourself! Send me your solution in a Forum PM t...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section - Word Search
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Fan Section - Word Search

In this Word Search are hidden the names of fourteen Quidditch teams from different countries of the world. https://s26.postimg.org/pgtozf4ll/SQL_2017_-_QWC_-_Word_Search_1.png You have until 11:59 PM HOL time on July 31st to solve it and earn 5 QWC points for your team and 10 Beans for yourself! Se...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 119
Views: 1877

Re: Quick Quotes

A stage direction from a comedic play -

from The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare
Exit, pursued by a bear.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section - Word Cubes
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Re: Fan Section - Word Cubes

*bump*

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: 12
Views: 235

Re: Fan Section: Uniforms

*bump*

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: 12
Views: 235

Re: Fan Section: Uniforms

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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: 108

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: 108

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: 167

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: 167

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: 167

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: 167

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: 167

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: 167

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, ...

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