Harry Potter: The Next Generation

Set in 2018, the 3 Wizarding schools Hogwarts, Beauxbatons, & Durmstrang face a new threat: Augustus Rookwood Jr. son of the last Death Eater Augustus Rookwood.
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September, 2018

It's the start of the first term and the warm weather is slowly fading into chilly Autumn breezes. Students are advised to begin collecting their supplies and prepare for their first, or next, year at Hogwarts, Durmstrang, or Beauxbatons.

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Elisabeth North
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PostSubject: Hogwarts History   Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:51 pm

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Hogwarts was founded around 990 A.D. by two wizards and two witches: Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw, and Salazar Slytherin. They each represented an aspect of personality that they wanted to bring out in new students. 


Godric Gryffindor valued Bravery, Nerve, Chivalry, Courage, and Daring in the students of his house, his personality reflected these traits. The house colors of Gryffindor are Crimson/Scarlet and Gold, and their House animal is the Lion. The house element of Gryffindor is Fire, which is reflective of the house's traits. Gryffindor's house ghost is Nearly-Headless Nick, known as Sir Nicholas de Mimsy Porpington when he attended the school. Notable members from this house include: Minerva McGonagall, Albus Dumbledore, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black, Lily Evans, James Potter, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, and many others. 


Helga Hufflepuff valued Dedication, Hard Work, Fair play, Patience, Kindness, and Tolerance for Hufflepuff students, she herself demonstrated the same traits. The house colors of Hufflepuff are Yellow and Black, with the Badger as their House animal. Hufflepuff is most associated with the element of earth due to their hard work and sensibility in most situations. Hufflepuff's house ghost is the Fat Friar. Notable members from this house include: Pomona Sprout, Nymphadora Tonks, Cedric Diggory, Hannah Abbott, and Justin Finch-Fletchley.


Rowena Ravenclaw valued Intelligence, Wit, Wisdom, Creativity, Originality, Individuality, and Acceptance for Ravenclaw students, reflecting upon her own personality traits. The house colors of Ravenclaw are Blue and Bronze, with the Eagle as their House animal. Ravenclaw's element is air, reflective of their house animal and their traits. Ravenclaw's house ghost is the Grey Lady, who is actually Rowena Ravenclaw's daughter, Helena Ravenclaw. Notable members from this house include: Filius Flitwick, Luna Lovegood, Cho Chang, Myrtle, Quirinus Quirrell, Garrick Olivander, and Ignatia Wildsmith.


Salazar Slytherin valued Traditionalism, Resourcefulness, Cunning, Ambition, Leadership qualities, Self-Preservation, Determination, Cleverness, Fraternity, and Power for Slytherin students, reflecting upon his personality traits. The House Colors of Slytherin are Green and Silver, and their House animal is the Serpent. Slytherin's element is water, reflective of their houses traits. Slytherin's house ghost is the Bloody Baron. Notable members from this house include: Horace Slughorn, Severus Snape, Phineas Nigellus Black, Tom Marvolo Riddle (Voldemort), Bellatrix Lestrange, Regulus Black, Andromeda Tonks, Draco Malfoy, Lucius Malfoy, Narcissa Malfoy, Vincent Crabbe, Gregory Goyle, Pansy Parkinson, Blaise Zabini, and Millicent Bulstrode.
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