Principal's Message

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Dear Bobcat Family,
Welcome back to a new and exciting 2014-2015 school year. I am confident to say that we are destined to have a great year. Our children talents combined with the dedication of school staff and supportive parents/community allows us to continue to strive for excellence at Mary H. Wright.
I hope you had a wonderful summer and you are ready for another great school year.
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Vision, Values, and Viking Pride

Vision, Values, and Viking Pride
Donning a pair of blue and gold sunglasses, District Seven Superintendent, Dr. Russell Booker told a packed auditorium at the Chapman Cultural Center on April 17th that “the future for the district is so bright, we need to wear shades.”
During his 4th annual State of the District address to the community, Booker provided a summary of Spartanburg Seven’s progress of the past five years and pointed to new opportunities on the horizon. Citing the district’s rating of “Excellent” on the 2014 SC Report Card, the tremendous success of 7Ignites and being one of only a few districts in the state to be fully digital, Booker applauded D7’s entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and challenged the community to continue to embrace programs and initiatives worthy of a 21st century education.
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Orchestra and Band Spring Concert

Orchestra and Band Spring Concert
Join us on Monday, April 20 at 6 PM to hear a spectacular Spring concert featuring Mary H. Wright Elementary’s fifth grade band and orchestra students.
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STEM Night with the Bobcats

STEM Night with the Bobcats
Come out to Mary H. Wright Elementary’s STEM (Science, Technology, Math, and Science) Event on Thursday, April 16 beginning at 5 PM in the school’s gymnasium. Students, parents, and community will hear from local science expert, Mr. Green, from the Spartanburg Science Center. Also, we will explore robotics and the new Bobcat STEM Station. You don’t want to miss it.
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Mary H. Wright Students Win the Golden Shoe Award

Mary H. Wright Students Win the Golden Shoe Award
Students of Mary H. Wright Elementary participated in Walk to School Day by walking the playground loop two times. By partnering with Spartanburg’s Partners for Active Living and Southside neighborhood associations, students were supported and celebrated during the “Eat Wright, Play Wright” event. To read more about the Golden Shoe Award please click Read More.
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MHW Chorus and Dancers Perform at Playground Unveiling

MHW Chorus and Dancers Perform at Playground Unveiling
To help celebrate the unveiling of the C.C. Woodson Community Center playground on Friday, November 21, Mary H. Wright’s chorus and dancers performed for a crowd of spectators. Students were also able to try out the playground and test proof their new recreational climbs, swings, and slides sponsored through the Marcus Lattimore Foundation. Photos of playground unveiling are provided by the Spartanburg Herald Journal.
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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Lighting the Way

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Lighting the Way
The Riley Institute of Diversity Leadership Institute (DLI) Upstate Class – The STEM Station Stars - has partnered with Mary H. Wright Elementary to support the integration of STEM curriculum into the school’s 4th & 5th grade by unfitting an existing classroom to a lab-type environment. DLI STEM Stars presented a check for $10,500 and unveiled the classroom during a special event on November 17. Click STEM Station to view photos of the unveiling.
Heartfelt thanks to our STEM Stars: Kristy Caradori, Matt Gilley, Coby Hennecy, Michelle Hunt, Horace Littlejohn, Jeff Stevens, Billy Strickland, and Adolphus Williams. And a special shout out to our sponsors: Denny’s, Spartanburg Water Systems, Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District, Spartanburg Regional Foundation & Healthcare, Spartanburg County Foundation, and SAE International.
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