Students Selected to Region & State Bands

Congratulations to the following band students for being selected to this year’s Region 3 Honor Band: Bralon Burgess, Karlie Kim, Jena Lee, Tyson Stodghill, Grace Tate and Lydia Tate. These students will travel to Nation Ford High School on February 23-24 for the Region Band Clinic and Concert. Additionally, congratulations to Lyn Yu, who was selected to the South Carolina All-State Band! Lyn was one of only three Middle Schooler students from Richland 2 to make the All-State Band. She will travel to Furman University on March 16-18 for the All-State Band Clinic and Concert. All of these students were selected from thousands of students who auditioned from across the state. Congratulations Warriors!

AgDiscovery Summer Camp

AgDiscovery is a summer camp outreach program designed to introduce middle through high school students to career paths available in the agricultural sciences field, including plant and animal health and science, wildlife management, aquaculture, biotechnology, environmental science, forestry, entomology, food safety and food production, as well as managing the business aspects of agriculture. This 2 – 4 week program allows participants to reside on a college campus and discover agricultural science from university professors, practicing veterinarians, industry representatives, and government professionals. Students who participate in AgDiscovery experience hands-on labs, workshops, field trips and other group and teambuilding activities.  South Carolina State University is hosting one of these camps from June 17 to July 1st. Click here to view a brochure. The deadline to  apply online is March 12th. Capture

Magnet Information Night and Showcase for Learning Rescheduled to January 25th at 6:30

The Magnet Information Night and the Showcase for Learning at E. L. Wright Middle School has been rescheduled for Jan. 25th at 6:30 pm. The event was originally scheduled for January 17th but was cancelled due to the inclement weather closure.

Magnet Info Night Flyer

The Information Night will provide parents and incoming students the opportunity to learn about our two Magnet School Programs, IB and LAW, both of which are the only two magnet programs in the state to be recognized  and certified by Magnet Schools of America.

Parents will also have the opportunity to visit teacher classrooms and explore learning taking place by our students in these areas.

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, Jan. 25th.



Job Shadowing

In accordance with the School to Work Opportunities Act,  Richland Two has designated job shadow imageFriday, February 2, 2018 as School to Work Day (Job Shadowing Day) for all middle school students.  You are invited to participate by taking your child to a work site. Your student’s absence from school on February 2, 2018 will be excused if the required form    (on school website) is completed one week prior to the shadowing day and the student completes a 3 paragraph essay on their experience.   If your student wishes to request a placement at a Richland Two elementary school, please fill out both forms and you will be notified by January 19, 2018 of your students request status via email by the elementary school representative. Hard copies of the form are available upon request. If you have multiple students here at E.L. Wright, please fill the form out for each student.

Please contact Monica Loving if you have any questions. or 736-8740 ext. 3028

E.L. Wright School-to-Work Form Link

Richland Two Elementary Shadow Request Form

This form is also available on the E.L. Wright website!

Math & Science Day for M.S. Girls

Columbia College will be holding their Math and Science Day for Middle School Girls on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 8:30 – 3:30 pm. This is a day of collaboration, competition, creativity and celebration of women in mathematics and sciences. There will be workshops, hands-on activities, awards and prizes. For more information regarding the event, please visit  The registration window is from January 17th to February 15th. However, availability is on a first-come, first-serve basis.image001 (2)

Interested in High School AVID

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a college-readiness system designed to increase the number of students who enroll in four-year colleges. Although AVID serves all students, it focuses on the least served students in the academic middle. The formula is simple – raise expectations of students and, with the AVID support system in place, they will rise to the challenge. If you are an 8th grade student interested in participating in AVID in high school, here is some information for our Richland Two high schools: