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Ribbon cutting, grand opening to be held for Tybee Maritime Academy

TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC) -

A new Chatham County school is opening its doors for the very first time this year. 

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held Monday for the new Tybee Island Maritime Academy. Congressman Jack Kingston will be on hand for the official grand opening of the school, which will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the new school, located at 714 Lovell Avenue.

The Tybee Island Maritime Academy will be only the second maritime theme elementary school in the U.S., and will feature a curriculum which includes project-based learning and plenty of field trips to the beach and ports.

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