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Hey everyone, We will be using this thread to highlight when areas open/close, events as they are happening, etc. outside of BWU time. So here's the first announcement: Semester two begins tomorrow! First and second years should automatically be enrolled in their courses. Third years and above, don't forget to sign up for your lessons!! Also, make any purchases you need to as the holiday forums will be closing soon-ish.
It is my turn to present to you the updates! There has been so much going on! End of Y38 The last semester has wrapped up. Lessons and exams have been submitted. Gryffindor won the House Cup....again. Accio! and Hogwarts Monthly have made comebacks, but, most importantly, holiday forums are open for students! Join the Headmistress in the End of the Year Feast here to close out the year in character. Accio! The latest edition of the yearbook is out and ready for you to take a look-see! You...
It's time for Sorting!! 🎉🎉 As usual, there are two routes for bringing new characters into the school for Y39: GET THEM SORTED! Sorting is the best & quickest way to bring a character into the school. The sorting hat places them in the best house for them and they enter as a first year (11 years old). We recommend this to all new members on the board. We also encourage you to fill out the sorting form based on what your character is like (not what house you want them in :glare: ) - there...
 
Ending y38 What a year it’s been! Honestly, I never know where the time goes but it never stops! House Cup The winner of the house cup is Gryffindor!! It was a bit of a close call between Ravenclaw and Gryffindor for a bit, but Gryffindor managed to just stay ahead! It is a well deserved victory and makes it four years in a row that they’ve won. A huge congratulations to that house and everyone in it who worked impossibly hard for those sweet sweet points. Congratulations to all of the...
 
Every year on April 29th (or 30th, depending on where you live), it's HNZ's birthday! This year, HNZ is turning the big 1-6! :party: 🍰 We cordially invite you to join us for a big ol' birthday celebration where we'll talk about our favorite memories, jot down our top 16 things, play some games, and a few more things. Things will be happening throughout the month, so we encourage you to check back in frequently for all of the fun! Head to the celebrations! - Emzies (on behalf of the...
 
When we moved to Xenforo, we decided to install a fully featured chatroom instead of just a shoutbox but to treat it like the familiar shouty we all knew and loved. This gave us some extra features for staff that we thought would be useful, and the possibility to change how we use the feature in the future. Recently, we've decided it's worth the experiment of opening shouty up to more possible uses. What new features will you now be able to try out? Private Messages You can send private...
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