Today is the first day of school for students at the newly opened Greenbelt Middle School in Prince George's County.
It's the first day of school for students in Prince George's County, and several hundred of them will gracing the shiny halls of a the newly opened Greenbelt Middle School.
About 1,050 students are enrolled for this first year at the new facility on Edmonston Road, and more students are expected to come.
"I believe we have a lot to offer students from our STEM program, our TAG program, our state of the art facilities," says Principal Warren Tweedy.
In addition to the state of the art facilities and academic programs, the building houses over 60 classrooms. "A lot of teaching and learning will go on in this facility," says Tweedy."
"I feel happy, excited and nervous," says 11-year-old Nancy about her first day at the new school. "I don't really know much about the whole school, and how to get around." But she says at the same time, she's looking forward to it, because "everything is new."