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St. Mary's Concert

Holiday spirit was in the air as Washington Center students and staff enjoyed musical performing groups from St. Mary's Catholic School. Student groups included beginning and advanced strings, St. Mary's band, and a show choir. Click here to continue reading this article

School Messenger

Hello, this is Penny Rogers with your week’s summary of events here at Washington Center. We had very special guests here on Thursday in that St. Mary’s Catholic School students performed strings, brass, and choral concerts for us. They did a great job and we very much enjoyed having them. Click here to continue the School Messenger

Furman University's Heller Service Corps

The Furman University Heller Service Corps generously supplies items for students attending Washington Center.  Throughout the years, the college service organization has gifted items such as blankets, gloves, socks, books and musical toys. Click here to continue this article

December Seagull Express

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Uptown Brass

Washington Center students and staff enjoyed a holiday concert by the Uptown Brass Quintet.  Familiar tunes, brass antics and flying snowballs made for a fun musical celebration. Click here to continue reading this news story

Helping Get Ready for Run, Walk, & Roll

Students in Sarah Ashworth’s Washington Center Daily Living class are assisting the school’s PTA in preparation for their 13th Annual Run, Walk, and Roll event on Saturday, April 27, 2019.  Over the next few months, students will be assembling event information, making event decorations, and assisting in the set up for the school’s yearly school fundraiser. Click here to continue reading this article

Festival of Trees

Washington Center used the theme from the book Wonder for the Hyatt Regency Downtown Festival of Trees. NASA selfies turned student photos into astronauts along with handmade stars and planet ornaments for the tree’s décor. Click here to continue reading about the Festival of Trees

PTA Decorates for the Holidays

Many thanks to our dedicated, creative PTA moms for adding Christmas joy.  To continue reading click here


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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).