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SerpenTimes needs your submissions! Write articles, make advertisements, report about Quidditch matches, conduct interviews, rant about a book/movie, share recipes, and anything else you can think up! All ideas must be approved. They can be posted here or sent to serpentimes.hol@gmail.com.

Points Breakdown
A maximum of 50 points can be earned per issue from submissions.

Articles: 5-15 points each (max 30 points)
Graphics: 5-10 points each (max 20 points)
Puzzles: 5-10 points each (max 20 points)

SerpenTimes Exclusives
A maximum of 40 points can be earned per issue from exclusives. These are separate from submission points.

Magic Moments (max 20 points)
Share up to two images that represent the given theme. Each moment must be accompanied with a brief description (max 50 words). The written description can be included with the picture or submitted separately. Moments are worth 10 points each.

Grab Bag Writing Challenge (max 15 points)
Write a story at least 250 words in length that includes the words in the list provided. Earn 1 point for each word utilized in the story. Any form of the words (change the tense, make them plural, etc.) can be used.

SerpenTimes Superlatives (max 5 points)
Choose fellow HOL'ers for superlatives each issue. People from any house can be named and more than one person can be nominated for each superlative. Provide a reason (at least 1 full sentence) for the nominations.

Theme: Verdict
Deadline: 15th June
SerpenTimes Points Spreadsheet

(The theme is simply a springboard for ideas. Submissions are not required to fit the theme for each issue.)

Send all submissions to serpentimes.hol@gmail.com.
Remember to include your HOL name and house.

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The first SerpenTimes deadline for this upcoming school year is October 15th!

Remember that you can earn up to 50 points from articles/graphics/puzzles and up to 40 points from completing all three SerpenTimes Exclusives (Moments/Grab Bag/Superlatives). That’s a potential 90 points per issue! 
You can check HERE to see what submissions have been approved. If you have an idea for a column, send in an application! If you have any other questions about SerpenTimes, please message one of the editors (February Fortescue and Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis).

Happy writing!

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