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Cards for Kids
Washington Center students practice compassion by giving back to their community. Recently the students participated in Radio 98.9’s “Cards for Kids” campaign to furnish Valentine cards for children in local Greenville Health System hospitals. See More
Washington Center’s Unique Curriculum theme for the month has been Physical Science. Students in Ms. Rebecca William’s class paired with Ms. Emily Benton’s class to learn all about solids, liquids, and gases. See more
When walking the halls of Washington Center, you will see many students on adaptive tricycles. The adaptive tricycle not only has recreational value but has therapeutic value as well. See more
Downtown Greenville Trip
Ms. Elizabeth Piper’s class from Washington Center took a trip to downtown Greenville to the Hyatt Hotel to see the Washington Center Christmas tree at the Festival of Trees. The class made ornaments for the tree and were excited to see the completed display. See More
Mrs. Nardia Lloyd’s middle school class at Washington Center enjoyed taking a curriculum based instruction trip to the Glazing Pot. This trip allows students to work on fine motor skills (painting), paying for their materials, and practicing appropriate behavior. See More
Washington Center serves students on two campuses, both specifically designed for individuals with disabilities. The younger children occupy a wing of Hollis Academy, renovated in 2011, with a capacity for 6 fully equipped classrooms. Older students attend the Betty Spencer Drive location, built in 2005, where there are 18 classrooms, as well as kitchens, greenhouse, gym, and media center. Additionally, at both locations there are therapy rooms, nurses' stations, administrative offices, multisensory suites and adapted playgrounds.
All students are served by classroom teachers as well as by instructors in the areas of Art, Music, PE, Daily Living, and Environmental Science. The staff also includes para-professionals, nurses, and therapists (occupational, physical, and speech).