A [portkey] takes [Harry] back to [Hogwarts], where he sits alone in [Dumbledore's office] with the paintings chatting around him, waiting for [Dumbledore] to return.
[Dumbledore] returns to his office and finally, after enduring a tirade from [Harry] and explaining the evening's events, tells him the story of his life and of the [prophecy] that spurred [Voldemort] to come after him as a child.
Chapter 38 - "The Second War Begins" - In which Ron and Hermione are recovering from their injuries, Fudge publicly admits to Voldemort's return, McGonagall returns from St. Mungo's, and Harry asks Nearly-Headless Nick about ghosts. Harry rides home with Ron, Hermione, Neville, and Luna on the train; Moody, Lupin, and Tonks meet him at King's Cross Station and warn the Dursleys to be good to him during the summer.
Harry is at a Loss
An article in the [Daily Prophet] reveals that [Fudge] is admitting to [Voldemort]'s return, as well as to the mass revolt of the [dementors].
Sitting in the [hospital wing], [Harry], [Hermione], [Ron], [Ginny], [Neville], and [Luna] discuss [Voldemort]'s return and the [Daily Prophet]'s ceasing its mistreatment of Harry and [Dumbledore]. As the conversation turns to the [prophecy], though, Harry gets uncomfortable and departs.
[Harry] wanders aimlessly, unable to decide whether he wants to be with his friends or alone, when he encounters an angry [Malfoy]. Just before they can duel, however, [Snape] interrupts, but his attempt to take points from [Gryffindor] is thwarted when [McGonagall] interrupts him as well, adding points instead.
[Harry] decides to visit [Hagrid], but after a brief conversation about [Grawp] and a clumsy attempt by Hagrid to bring up [Sirius], Harry decides to depart and wander on his own instead.
Lost in his thoughts, [Harry] sits by the edge of the [lake], contemplating his isolation from the rest of the world as darkness falls.
As the school year draws to an end, [Ron] and [Hermione] leave the [hospital wing] and [Harry] wishes he didn't have to return to [Privet Drive].
During dinner, [Umbridge] makes an attempt to sneak out of [Hogwarts] undetected, but is thwarted by [Peeves] when he instead leads a charge of students driving her out of the building.