Our New Principal!


Dr. Mendi B. Tucker will be the new principal of Merriwether Elementary School. Dr. Mendi B. Tucker began her career in Saluda County in 1992. She taught Kindergarten, Pre-Kindergarten, 4th Grade, Reading Recover, and served as Curriculum Coordinator/Literacy Coach for Pre-K through 2nd Grades, Assistant Director and Director of Adult Education. In 2007 she served as Assistant Principal of Gilbert Elementary School in Lexington District One and Principal of Marshall Primary School in Anderson District Two for the 2011-2012 school-year.

Dr. Tucker graduated from Saluda High School in 1987 and USC-Aiken in 1992 with a BA in Early Childhood Education. She then received her MA in 1994 in Elementary Education. In 2008, she received a doctorate in Educational Leadership with a Minor in Curriculum and Instruction.

Dr. Tucker has been married for 20 years to Choya Tucker and has two children, Derek and Taylor Tucker.



Registration Dates

July 31, 2012
9:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

August 17, 2012
Open House

Kindergarten Parent Meeting

9:00 a.m. – 12 noon


First Day of school August 20th
Arrival Time: 7:45 AM

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