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Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus Catholic fraternal benefit society has long been a benevolent benefactor for Washington Center. Recently funds were awarded for physical therapy mobility equipment through the Knight’s Hope Grant. Click here to continue reading about the Hope Grant


Greenville Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, May 14th, Washington Center was privileged to host three members of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, as part of its EdReach Program to Greenville County Schools. Steven Wilson, Principal Trombonist, Ian Bracchitta, Assistant Principal Double Bass player, and Daniel Kirkpatrick, Principal Timpanist, demonstrated their amazing playing skills and versatility by performing a delightful program of familiar movie and TV themes, as well as jazz favorites including a piece by famous American jazz composer and band leader, Duke Ellington. Click here to continue reading about the orchestra's visit at WC


Craft Day

Washington Center celebrated a successful annual Craft Day Sale with families, students, staff and community friends, including Greenville Mayor Knox White.  Funds raised will be used for classroom projects, activities and trips. Click here to continue reading about Craft Day 2019


Run, Walk, & Roll

Washington Center’s PTA recently hosted a successful Run, Walk and Roll fundraiser.  This 13th annual event was held on the new campus Nature Trail to support the school’s multi-faceted program. Click here to continue reading about Run, Walk, & Roll


Earth Day

Washington Center students DeAundre Hayes and Skye Blair celebrate Earth Day 2019 by making posters with their teacher, Sarah Tanner. Click here to continue reading about Earth Day


Conestee Park

Eleventh graders from Ms. Jessica Yarbro’s Washington Center class enjoyed a break from the spring rain at Lake Conestee Park in Mauldin, SC. Students used their recent science study on energy to find energy sources throughout the park.  Students spotted sunlight peeking through the clouds, water rushing down the river, and even electrical outlets at the park playground. Click here to continue reading about Conestee Park


Attainment Science Curriculum

Using the Attainment Science Curriculum as a springboard to grasp state standards-based learning objectives, Mrs. Papet’s Washington Center class collaborated to create the beginning of an indoor garden. Click here to continue reading about Mrs. Papet's class learning about plants


Columbus Hope to Benefit Washington Center

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Donation

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About Us

Washington Center is a separate school facility for students with severe/profound intellectual disabilities.  Students are served on a specifically designed campus where there are 18 classrooms.  Additional space includes cafeteria, student kitchen, greenhouse, gym, media center, therapy rooms, multisensory suite, adapted playground, nature trail, nurse’s station, and administrative offices.  All students are served by classroom teachers as well as by instructors in the areas of Art, Music, Physical Education, Daily Living, Library, and Environmental Science.  The staff also includes para-professionals, nurses, and therapists (occupational, physical, and speech).