It must stop, he said. Sorting is detrimental to students. Placing them in Houses based on supposed traits prevents them from reaching their full potential.
Sign here, he said. We're demanding the abolishment of the current Houses and adopting a strict alphabetical division, or perhaps a standard deviation based on academic achievement, putting everyone on an even footing.
I'll get more parchment, he said. When he didn't return, they went looking.
He was lying on the ground, strange burns across his forehead. They brought him around.
What petition? he said.
He wore his Ravenclaw scarf the rest of the year.