Tybee Island Maritime Academy opens for classes

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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