Final Reminder: Technology Insurance Fee

The Technology Insurance Fee for the 2019-2020 School Year is due by Monday, September 30th. You will not be able to pay the fee after the deadline has past. This fee is paid annually to cover one accidental damage to the electronic device that has been issued to your student. The Technology Insurance Fee can be paid online via Parent Portal or you can pay in the school bookkeeper’s office.

If the fee is not paid prior to September 30th, the expense for any damages incurred will be the responsibility of the student/parent. Damage fees can range from $75 to $350, depending on the type and extent of the damage.  The fee does not cover lost chargers.

If you have any questions please contact Ms. Willingham at

8th Grade PSAT Sign Up Deadline is 9/27

The PSAT will be administered at E. L. Wright Middle School on October 16, 2019 to 8th grade students. The PSAT is the practice test for the SAT which is used for college admission. The PSAT is also used to determine eligibility or identification as a South Carolina Junior Scholar. The test evaluates students’ verbal and mathematical reasoning abilities.  If you would like your child to take this valuable test, you can pay with cash, check, money order, or online in Parent Portal, under Optional Fees. If you need assistance with this fee, please contact Virginia Solomons, 8th Grade Counselor, at 803-736-8740 ext. 3052. The deadline for payment and to sign-up for the study sessions is 3:00 P.M. on Friday, September 27, 2019.


Interested in Joining the Beta Club

Are you a Leader?  Do you want to help your school?  Do you want to help your Community?  Then…..Join the ELW Junior Beta Club!  Requirements to join are:

  • All grades from previous school year must be an 80 or above.
  • Each member must complete 15 hours of community service on their own.
  • There is a fee of $16.00 for first time members (National Beta Club Membership and Pin).

The Beta Club is open to all qualified students. Club Applications are due by September 30th. Applications are available in paper form from Mrs. Templeton in Room 608 or from Mr. Bare in Room 707.

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