Little Compton students say good-bye to Wilbur & McMahon

Twenty-three eighth graders 'graduate' hometown school

Posted 6/24/22

Twenty-three eighth graders at the Wilbur & McMahon Schools said goodbye to their hometown school Thursday, when they graduated in an outdoor, evening celebration at the school.

The students …

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Little Compton students say good-bye to Wilbur & McMahon

Twenty-three eighth graders 'graduate' hometown school

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Twenty-three eighth graders at the Wilbur & McMahon Schools said goodbye to their hometown school Thursday, when they graduated in an outdoor, evening celebration at the school.

The students will be headed off to Porstsmouth and other high schools, and spoke at graduation of their years at Wilbur & McMahon, which runs from kindergarten through the eighth grade. Of the graduates, Valedictorian Rowan Manchester received the School Committee Award, and Rose Manning received the Little Compton Teachers' Award. 

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