6th Grade I.B. Medieval Times Field Study

The 6th Grade Team is planning a field study to Medieval Times in Myrtle Beach, SC on April 8, 2020 to culminate our studies of the medieval period. Students will not only gain valuable information about the Middle Ages, they will also become active participants during the live Medieval Times performance. Please note that the following information is for IB students only.  6th grade students in the LAW program have previously received information regarding this field study.

The cost of the field study is $60 and is nonrefundable.  Payments may be made via Parent Portal  or by cash or check (made payable to E.L. Wright) in the school bookkeeper’s office.  This may be paid in full or according to the following payment schedule:

  •          Deposit / Payment 1: $30.00 due November 26
  •          Final Payment: $30.00 due by 3 pm March 3
The $30 deposit and the permission form are due by November 26 in order to reserve your student’s spot.  Please click this link to download and print a copy of the field trip forms. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your student’s Advisory teacher.
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HCA Medical Explorers Program

Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc.offers the 8th grade Health Careers Academy (HCA) Medical Explorers Program for middle school students and they are now recruiting for the 2018-2019 Program.

This program promotes academic success, career development and personal growth for students.  The HCA program provides exploration into health careers and prepares students for the rigors of healthcare training programs through activities that focus on communication, math and science.  The HCA also provides student advising and mentoring sessions.

Parental involvement sessions are provided for parents to learn more about financial aid options and strategies to help their children strive to become future healthcare professionals in South Carolina.

This program will be held at the Midlands Technical College Airport Campus one night a month starting in January.  The orientation will be January 9, 2020.

Application packets can be picked up in the E.L. Wright Counseling Office. All applications must be returned to Mrs. Loving by November 25, 2019. If you have any questions about the program, please contact Whitney Rojas at (803)286-4124. Or email her at whitneyrojas@comporium.net

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Flu Clinic Sign up Reminder

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is working with your school district to provide flu shots at your child’s school this fall. It is important that all children get vaccinated every year.

The flu clinic date for EL Wright is 11/12/2019.  The online applications will close on November 4th and no late registrations or same-day registrations will be accepted.  

There will be no cost to you or your child for the flu shot at school. If applicable, payment from Medicaid will be made to DHEC on your behalf.

If you would like your child to get a flu shot at school:

  1. Go to http://www.scdhec.gov/slvcconsent using your smartphone, computer or tablet and enter 14002078 as your validation code.
  2. Complete the online consent and submit to DHEC.
  3.   If you are not able to complete the online consent, complete the front of the attached form and return it to the school nurse by November 4.  
  4.  Unfortunately, the online consent is not in Spanish. If needed, complete the Spanish consent form that is attached and return it to the school nurse by November 4th

On the day of the clinic, we give the students paperwork to take home indicating that they had their flu shot that day. If your child does not receive the flu shot at school, please contact your child’s healthcare provider or health department to get the flu shot.