Assistant Principal 

Email:  [email protected]

Phone: 434-528-6498


 Dear Bulldogs, Families, Faculty, Staff, and Community Members,

Welcome to the 2022- 2023 school year! I am honored and proud to serve as the new Assistant Principal for Amelon Elementary School! I look forward to greeting you each day and getting to know the needs to help your students grow into lifelong learners! My goal as Assistant Principal is to provide a nurturing and safe environment for academic excellence to take place in each students’ day-to-day experiences.

Your child’s mental and social well-being is the utmost important to us! We strive to serve the whole child and know the trust you place in us when you enter our doors. Our faculty and staff are here to provide your student with every opportunity to learn and blossom! Amelon believes in a strong partnership with families and we invite you to be a part of the journey! Though, we continue to embrace health challenges, we are excited to get back to basics and teach our future ss how to be successful leaders of tomorrow embracing critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creative thinking, and citizenship skills. As one of your instructional leaders, I will, alongside our staff and continue to use data to improve academic programs. We will continue to make to make our school a learning environment
and more inspiring place in which to learn!

I invite you to stop by and say hello at your convenience, my door will always be open! Let’s Go Amelon!


Merredith Watkins