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Student Staff Selection '88
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Student Staff Selection '88

Prefect Season is my FAVOURITE TIME OF YEAR, and as such I hope everyone applies who is remotely qualified applies!

ABOUT STUDENT STAFF

Hogwarts' student staff serve as role models for their fellow students. Additionally, they reinforce/penalize good and bad behaviour by issuing and taking away house points. In addition to prestige, prefects receive half of their tuition and heads all of their tuition in exchange for their efforts. They also get to use the prefects’ toilets because that is clearly a selling point.

Faculty recommendations will be handled privately, NOT via the prefect apps.

ACTIVITY LOG:
Optional. Reassure the staff team that your character’s been active! You can link to any of the following:
  • All active threads set at Hogwarts.
  • All completed threads set at Hogwarts.
  • All dead threads set at Hogwarts if you were the last person to post in them.
  • Any completed homework assignments.
  • Any class threads you’ve posted in, even if they’ve died.
  • Any quidditch matches you’ve posted in.
  • Any club meetings you’ve posted in, even if they’ve died.
Someone with a terrible personality won’t get cleared just because they’ve been more active, but activity is still a factor for us! You should only link threads from the 1887-1888 school year. Scored OOC only.

Your activity log is in addition to any evidence of behaviours/involvement found in the “why should you be prefect” section.

To apply, make sure your character meets the demographic in question (IE sixth year Ravenclaw female should be a female student in Ravenclaw house who will be in sixth year in September) and has at least 10 posts on their account. Charaters approved on or after May 15th only need five posts on their account—so you’re welcome to make a character to fit the bill ;) You must post the form below as a reply to this thread from the account in question.

Because of the move, we also require that all characters have an active, un-ported thread at the time of applying. Please include it in the "active thread" field :)

Code:
[b]Character Name:[/b]
[b]Active Thread:[/b]
[b]Applying For:[/b] What position do you want?
[b]Class & Blood Status:[/b] Public perception, please. Don’t tell me half-veela if your character is perceived as a muggleborn or something xD
[b]Reputation:[/b]  
[b]Why Should You Be Prefect:[/b]<blockquote>An IC-meets-OOC explanation. We know that not all characters would try to talk themselves up, but if they were trying to, what would they say? Linking to posted evidence can give you a much-needed boost! Threads from previous school years may be included here as evidence!</blockquote>
[b]Activity Log:[/b]
[list]
[*]Optional. See above for details.
[/list]

Currently, we are accepting applications for:
Fifth Year Gryffindor Male
Fifth Year Gryffindor Female
Fifth Year Hufflepuff Male
Fifth Year Hufflepuff Female
Fifth Year Ravenclaw Male
Fifth Year Ravenclaw Female
Fifth Year Slytherin Male
Fifth Year Slytherin Female
Sixth Year Gryffindor Male
Sixth Year Gryffindor Female
Sixth Year Hufflepuff Male
Sixth Year Hufflepuff Female
Sixth Year Ravenclaw Female
Sixth Year Slytherin Male
Sixth Year Slytherin Female
Seventh Year Gryffindor Male
Seventh Year Hufflepuff Male
Seventh Year Hufflepuff Female
Seventh Year Ravenclaw Female
Seventh Year Slytherin Female
Head Boy (7th Year, prefect or no.)
Head Girl (7th Year, prefect or no.)
All listed years are incoming—if your character just finished their fifth year, they can apply for sixth year posts. All positions for upper-year prefects will be retconned to your character having held the spot since their fifth year, and in applying, you consent to this.

Don’t have a qualifying student? There’s an app for that!

Applications for the sixth and seventh year prefects officially close on July 5th. Applications for fifth year prefects, remaining sixth/seventh year prefects, Head Boy, and Head Girl close on July 15th. You may continue to edit your application as long as it remains visible on this page!

Confused? Please post below with any questions you might have, or fire a PM to this account. You can also check out some of last year’s applications!



PMs on this account will not be checked.
Instead, please contact Ursula Black, Aldous Crouch, Cassius Lestrange, Elias Grimstone, Elladora Black, or Elsie Beauregard with any questions, issues, or concerns.

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Character Name: Frida Lestrange
Active Thread: X
Applying For: Fifth Year Hufflepuff Female Prefect
Class & Blood Status: UCPB
Traits: Loyal. Friendly. Protective. Introvert. Unprejudiced (for a Lestrange).
Reputation: 10
Why Should You Be Prefect:
Despite any of my shortcomings, I should be considered for prefect because I care. Hufflepuffs are touted for their unprejudiced ways — a trait that I've worked hard to prove I possess (1, 2) despite the stereotypes associated with my name. I make the best effort to get to know younger students, while also encouraging those I love to be their best. I also show... persistence? I participate in class and seek further help when I need it. I diligently complete homework assignments, and even participate in tournaments!
Activity Log:



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Post Log
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Character Name: Benjamin Turner
Active Thread: http://charmingrp.com/showthread.php?tid=1565
Applying For: Head Boy
Class & Blood Status: MCHB
Reputation: 8
Why Should You Be Prefect:
Through my time as a prefect, I’ve proven to be impartial in my judgments—I won’t balk at taking away points, even from my own house. I am friendly to those in other houses, and a dedicated student. Unlike some candidates, I’m not a purist or a prat.

I have been actively involved in the school* since my first year, and can think of now better way to round out my Hogwarts career. I have been involved in clubs for both History and Potions. I also once saved a boy from drowning, so that's probably a mark in my favour.

I've also signed up to participate in the expedition to discover the source of the fog.

*read: played =P



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Character Name: Holliday Fudge
Active Thread: http://charmingrp.com/showthread.php?tid=1870
Applying For: 5th Ravenclaw Female
Class & Blood Status: MCHB
Reputation: 8
Why Should You Be Prefect:
I do not allow prejudices to sway me, as shown by my continued friendship with Topaz Urquart. I also maintain friendships with girls in other houses. I have a cheerful and optimistic disposition, and keep my grades up.



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Character Name: Justice Rookwood
Active Thread: CLICK
Applying For: Fifth Year Ravenclaw Male
Class & Blood Status: MCPB
Reputation: 8; His mother may or may not have murdered someone, but she's dead anyways.
Why Should You Be Prefect:
I should be prefect because, despite my competitive nature, I remain friendly and build others up instead of tearing them down. I show house pride by participating in house quidditch, though never allow my grades to falter. I remain optimistic in the face of adversity, and do not allow myself to become a doormat.

(Oh! And one time I fought a troll and didn't die!)
Activity Log:


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Character Name: Beatrix Borgin
Active Thread: Boom!
Applying For: Fifth Year Ravenclaw Prefect
Class & Blood Status: Working Class/Pureblood.
Reputation: Seven.
Why Should You Be Prefect:
Unlike some of my classmates I do not come from a privileged background and have learned that nothing can be obtained without first working for it, an example I would strive to set to others. During my time at Hogwarts I have partaken in dueling tournaments and potion brewing competitions, along with being an active participant in classwork. Outside of the classroom I have shown a willingness to tutor younger students in other houses and even assisted students in peril despite being an invalid at the time.
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Character Name: Kristoffer Lestrange
Active Thread: here
Applying For: Head Boy you know you want this to happen y'all
Class & Blood Status: UCPB
Reputation: 10
Why Should You Be Prefect:
The role of Head Boy was meant for me, as I am a born leader, something I have demonstrated by my experience as Slytherin Quidditch Captain and as Prefect. I keep up with my duties, and am unafraid to dock points if the situation requires or to exercise my authority. Nevertheless, I am loyal to my friends, and am capable of getting along with people outside of my House or even beyond my social class.

That said, I am always keen to foster Slytherin unity and to support younger students. One could even call me an aspirational figure for my peers, as not only do I participate in my classes, I also lead the way in achievement, and am sure I would continue to inspire everyone unsurpassably as Head Boy.
Activity Log:
  • 200+ posts on old board, and have his current threadlog! ;)
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Character Name: Emmeline Woodcroft
Active Thread: Here
Applying For: Head Girl
Class & Blood Status: Working Class & Halfblood
Reputation: 7, thanks to her father gambling away the Three Broomsticks
Why Should You Be Prefect:
I have continued to perform my Prefect duties without question throughout my time as one at Hogwarts. I also have never hesitated in helping younger students in a time of need or with some additional help should it be needed. Seeing to the well being of everyone at Hogwarts is also something I take pride in even if my help can only go so far. I also put my all into my classwork and take the extra time I have available to study should I be struggling in any area of my education.
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Character Name: James Grey
Active Thread: http://charmingrp.com/showthread.php?tid=871
Applying For: Fifth year prefect
Class & Blood Status: Muggleborn / Middle Class
Reputation:  7
Why Should You Be Prefect:
I’m an inquisitive person with a strong sense of friendship and a good moral compass. Through my studies at Hogwarts, I feel I would be an exceptional Prefect - leading by example as to what is expected within these halls. I have also learned to treat everyone with respect, regardless of who they are - something I feel could help build a happy student body.

By becoming a Prefect, I hope to help Hogwarts and its' students as best I can to my capabilities.
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Character Name: Somersby Fudge
Active Thread: Here
Applying For: Head Boy
Class & Blood Status: Middle Class, Halfblood
Reputation: 8
Why Should You Be Prefect:
Somsersby is the eldest of five, as such he has always been looked to for help with his siblings. He tries to be just and fair with them, but is also protective. As such this extends to his younger housemates. He’s responsible and a good rolemodel, and it helps he’s been friends with Benjamin Turner and knows what a head boy/prefect role entails. He also has a sense of duty and taking care of people and this is part of the reason he volunteered for the Venture into Irvingly. Somersby is also a good student and thinks of himself as a model Ravenclaw.
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Character Name: Goodluck Warbeck
Active Thread: Here you go!
Applying For: Sixth Year Hufflepuff Male
Class & Blood Status: MCHB
Reputation: 8
Why Should You Be Prefect:
I am hard working and try my best to help others. I work well under stress, keeping a level head during such times. My sister shall be the next ancient runes professor, which means that I have a very good role model in my life. I play on the quidditch team, which requires team work and communication with others.
Activity Log:
Thread log.
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Character Name: Merriweather Mulciber
Active Thread: No Fog Here
Applying For: Head Boy
Class & Blood Status: UCPB
Reputation:  9
Why Should You Be Prefect:
I have a heavy course load that does not prevent me from attending career events to keep my future in mind. Given my stepmother, I'm pretty conscious of propriety. While I'm a Slytherin, and a pureblood, I don't hesitate to socialize with others and am mostly non-prejudiced.
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If you haven't already, please edit your name to be a tag! Makes life easier for your scorers ;)


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