Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Hogwarts

Hogwarts
School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Terms begin September, 1st. Located atop a high mountain at a great lake. Vast castle with many turrets and towers. Huge, oak front door. 142 staircases. Dumbledore is Headmaster; McGonagall is Deputy Headmistress.
Hogwarts Express
Scarlet stream engine. Departures from Platform 9 3/4 (Nine and three-quarters) at King's Cross station (London, UK). Leaves at 11 o'clock on September, 1st.

Houses

Houses
Students live in different dormitories called Houses. There are four different houses. A house will be something like one's family during the term.
Gryffindor (Lion)
Gryffindor are brave at heart, daring, nerve and chivalry. Colors: scarlet and gold. Dumbledore was in Gryffindor (and all Weasley's). Portrait of a very fat woman in pink silk dress protects the Gryffindor dormitory. Passwords (to get past the fat lady in the portrait): Caput Draconis; Pig Snout.
Slytherin (Serpent)
Slytherin are cunning. Colors: green and silver. Voldemort was in Slytherin.
Hufflepuff
Hufflepuff are just and loyal, true and unafraid of toil.
Ravenclaw
Ravenclaw are quick-witted. For those of wit and learning.

The Sorting

The following students were sorted by the Sorting Hat.

Hufflepuff
Hannah Abbot (pink-faced girl; blond pigtails), Justin Finch-Fletchey, Susan Bones
Ravenclaw
Terry Boot, Mandy Bucklehurst, Lisa Turpin
Gryffindor
Lavender Brown, Seamus Finnigan (sandy-haired), Hermione Granger, Harry Potter, Parvati Patil, Neville Longbottom, Dean Thomas (Black boy, even larger than Ron, West Ham (soccer team) fan, good at drawing pictures)
Slytherin
Millicent Bulstrode, Draco Malfoy, Crabbe, Goyle, Blaise Zabine, Pansy Parkinson (hard faced girl)

Other Gryffindor

Lee Jordan
Has dreadlocks and a tarantula. Did the Quidditch commentary. Friends with the Weasley twins.
Seamus Finnigan
Dad's a Muggle, mom's a witch.
Oliver Wood
A burly fifth-year boy. Captain and Keeper of the Gryffindor team.
Weasley twins
Fred and George Weasley

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