Congratulations Honor Choir Members!

Please congratulate the following students for making District Honor Choir!  They have worked so hard this past month preparing for these auditions where 100’s of other students showed up.  Hard work paid off!!!

Alayah Ramos
Alyssa Terrell
Andrea McKelvin
Ayana Lighty
Erin Gainey
Grace Klipich
Hailey Wood
Hannah Palmer
Kylie Patrick
Marissa Derrick
Nicholas Norman
My-Tien (Violet) Truong

Artist in Residence at E. L. Wright

E. L. Wright is proud to announce that renown artist, Karl Wilkes, has been participating in an Artist in Residence program here at the school. Mr. Wilkes has had numerous showings of his work including at the United Nations Headquarters. He has worked closely with Mrs. McCaulley’s, Mrs. Trueheart’s, and Mrs. Walker’s classes teaching the students techniques in regards to illusion, murals, and other artistic styles.


E. L. Wright Middle School’s Annual Career Fair

You are invited to participate in E.L. Wright Middle School’s Annual Career Fair which will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 7:30-10:30 am. This is a wonderful opportunity for our students to talk with individuals in different occupations while increasing their awareness of education and training requirements for various careers. We would so appreciate your consideration of our invitation to present your career to our students.

Classes will begin to enter the gym at 7:30 am. Students will visit the presenters on a rotation schedule. Small groups of students will stop by your table for 12-15 minutes per session. You may talk with them about your occupation, demonstrate any equipment, distribute materials, and answer questions.

Please complete the form below to let us know if you can participate. Please respond as soon as possible so that we may plan accordingly for this event.

If you have any questions, please contact me at 803-736-8740, extension 3028 or email me atMLOVING@RICHLAND2.ORG

Thanks so much! We look forward to hearing from you.

Monica Loving, GCDF
E.L. Wright Middle School
2740 Alpine Road
Columbia SC 29223

Participation Form

Madrigal Tickets On Sale Now!

The E. L. Wright Fine Arts Department is proud to present it’s Fifth Annual Madrigal Dinner Show on Nov. 17th at 6:30 p.m. in the E. L. Wright Cafeteria. A Madrigal dinner is a Renaissance themed dinner theater of sorts, much like Medieval Times, but with less jousting and more music. (Check out our Ad!) Our Madrigal Dinner is a collaborative work between the Richland Northeast HS and E. L. Wright MS fine arts departments. The event is full catered by Little Pigs and served by the RNE culinary department! During dinner guests get to enjoy medieval themed music, multilingual stories, courtly dances, and even a sword fight and a joust or two all while surrounded by student artwork! Tickets are currently on sale now through November 11th! Tickets are limited, so get your tickets now! Tickets are $10 for teachers and students, and $15 for the general public. You may pay $20 to reserve your seat. To order your ticket, please contact Mrs. Gibbs in Room 703 or our bookkeeper, Mrs. Lola Rabon in the main office.




Report Cards

Report Cards will be issued on October 26th to all students at E. L. Wright Middle School. The report cards will contain grades for the end of the first quarter as well as state testing scores including: SC Ready, SC Pass, and Fall MAP scores.

All report cards will contain the only paper copy of the fees currently owed by students for the 2016-17 school year.

Parents will also be provided information on the 10 Point grading scale that has been implemented for the 2016-17 school year.


Basketball Tryouts

Attention 7th and 8th Grade Students!

Are you interested in trying out for our Girl’s or Boy’s Basketball teams? If so please make sure you have turned in your tryout packet, which can be found on the E. L. Wright Athletic Website, to Coach Gay, Coach Streater, or Ms. Willingham before tryouts begin on Nov. 1st. The physical must be dated after April 1, 2016. Tryouts for the Girl’s team will be on Nov. 1st and 2nd from 2:30 to 4:30. Boy’s tryouts will be as follows: 7th Grade Boy’s will tryout on Nov. 3rd and 7th from 2:30 to 5:00 pm and 8th Grade Boy’s will tryout on Nov. 4th and 9th from 2:30 to 5:00 pm.

You must be academically eligible per South Carolina High School League Guidelines to make the team.