At the conclusion of Autumn Term, Slytherin is in the lead for the House Cup. Ravenclaw and Hufflepuff are currently in a tight battle for second.
The class list for Spring 2016 is up! You can sign up for classes here: http://hol.org.uk/class_signup.php
The final puzzle of Rowena Ravenclaw's Tests of Logic (http://rowenaravenclawlogic.weebly.com/graduation.html) is due February 5th. Overall results, points, and awards to come shortly afterwards!
Are you ready for some Quidditch Shenanigans? All HOL'ers are invited to participate in the Pink versus Purple Tournament running the entire month of February. Check the HOL forum for more information: http://forum.hol.org.uk/viewforum.php?f=398
In case you missed them, Paw Print (http://pp.gryff.net/) and SerpenTimes (http://holserpentimes.weebly.com/) both released new issues last month.
Weather is the theme for the current Drabble Babble Challenge (http://forum.hol.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=27394). Drabbles are due February 6th. Any other Alte Sententiam contributions are due February 12th, including stories for the ongoing BINGO Challenge (http://forum.hol.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=27392).
The last few chapters of Philosopher's Stone are featured this month in Harry Potter Read-Along (http://www.dungeons.org.uk/forum/index. ... wforum=205). There are some bonus tasks and the planners are also looking for feedback! SerpenTimes (http://www.dungeons.org.uk/forum/index. ... wforum=161) is accepting submissions for its next issue. The deadline for the Going Green edition is March 15th.
There are also some fun activities planned in House Common Rooms, so watch out for those!
Hoots will be reset for the new term... Stay tuned for the Autumn Term Hoot Award announcement. There are many Hoots available this month to start your Spring Term total off nicely! In addition to the February Challenges, Wintry Mix puzzles can be completed until February 15th. Our newest HOLLERS Assistant, Arianna Stonewater, will be hosting an Alan Rickman tribute event starting in mid-February.
Don't forget... It's Leap Year! Enjoy that extra day in February!