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Tybee Island Maritime Academy opens for classes

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston speaks at the school's opening. U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston speaks at the school's opening.
TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC) -

A new school opened its doors for the first time on Monday.

The Tybee Island Maritime Academy officially opened Monday morning with a ribbon cutting.

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston was there for the event. The school is the only maritime theme elementary school in the U.S.

It will feature a curriculum that includes project-based learning and plenty of field trips to the beach and ports.

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