A ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday marked the opening of Hancock Day School's new middle school building.
Many generations of Savannahians have passed through the halls over the years.
Organizers said they've been so pleased with how things were going with the elementary school that they wanted to add a middle school. They even brought out all the students to see the festive occasion.
"Hancock - ever since its inception in 1953 by Mrs. Hancock has really been a very family oriented institution - founded around their way of doing things, called the 'Hancock Way'. [It's] very key to who we are as a school," said Howard Crawford, middle school director at Hancock Day School.
There were 352 children enrolled at the school.
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