It’s no secret that last year we worked hard in scoring those points, but still, it wasn’t enough. We couldn’t even make anywhere close to the other houses. Only at 90,000 where they remained 100,000+ strong.
This year, with the addition of two Gryffindor members chosen to fill vacant positions in HOL, a new Gryffindor Head Office member and Gryffindor Head Student, we in Spice Squad are beginning to feel a change in our red and gold blood. Might this be the year where we finally break the curse? Is it really possible?
Spice Squad believes it’s possible. And that’s why, without any further adieu, we present to you:
Why are we shooting for third? Shouldn’t we be shooting for first?
So how will this work? The details are still being worked out as we speak, but basically, the Spice Squad will be hosting a huge challenge to be completed in baby steps, handing out beans and maybe even other prizes as we go. Details of this huge challenge can be found in the Spice Jar here! (You must have a Gryffindor Common Room account to view this page)
Spice Squad will also be hosting small challenges throughout each month in order to help you keep track of your progress and even take the right steps into meeting this incredible goal. All of us Spices will be participating, and now we ask you to as well. We’ll also keep a scoreboard in Spice Jar of all members participating so you can not only see how well you’re doing towards reaching this amazing goal you’ve promised to your house, but you can also see how well your friends are doing and send them comments and messages full of support and encouragement.
So, to all Gryffindors, I ask you to challenge yourselves this coming year for your house. Commit yourselves to this challenge. You can do it. We know you can. And not only do we know that you can do it, but you’ll have a support group accomplishing the same thing you’re trying to accomplish right beside you, all of us working as hard as you are to earn those points and our rightful place, in front of Slytherin at the end of the year.
But it can only be accomplished through you. You must take the initiative and take some time to earn points, and encourage all your Gryffindor friends as they take the initiative as well. It’s time for us to stand strong, in unity, and that’s the only way we’ll accomplish this. After all, Gryffindor is nothing without all of you, our incredible lions, roaring and accomplishing what other houses might think impossible.
It’s time for us to prove them wrong, lions.
Because, this is Gryffindor, and we’re going to make sure our roars are heard in every nook and cranny this year in HOL.
So I and the other Spices behind me now say to you:
Welcome to the year of the Lion.
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