Meet our fourth grade teachers

 Alex DeJarnette – Fourth Grade Teacher
Alex graduated from East Tennessee State University with a degree in Advertising/Marketing. This Nashville native moved to Winston-Salem and began continuing her education at Salem College, where she attained North Carolina state teaching licensure in K-6th grade Elementary Education and her Master’s Degree in the Art of Teaching. During her time at Salem College, she was awarded The Nancy Hayes Elementary Education Award.  At ABS, Alex has worked as a 4th grade student teacher and a 1st grade teaching assistant. She is very excited to be teaching 4th grade again at ABS! Outside of school, Alex enjoys reading, watching movies, college football, hiking and exploring new places in North Carolina.

 

 

Renee Meeks – Fourth Grade Teacher
Mrs. Meeks has a degree in Elementary Ed and Fine Arts from Seton Hall. She has taught a number of grade levels including kindergarten, first grade, third grade, fifth grade, and now fourth grade. When not chasing around her three children, she enjoys athletics, specifically beach volleyball, reading science fiction and fantasy, traveling, and art.  Mrs. Meeks’ motto in the classroom is to be safe, be kind, and be curious!

 

 

 

Kelly Robertson – Fourth Grade Teacher
Kelly is thrilled to be teaching fourth grade at ABS! She graduated from Ohio University in 1998 and immediately moved to North Carolina to begin her teaching career. She taught first grade and fifth grade in Davidson County before taking some time off from teaching to pursue a career in educational publishing. After nine years in this field, Kelly decided to return to the classroom. She has been teaching fourth grade in Winston-Salem for the past two and a half years. Kelly has two daughters that attend ABS, Emma and Addilynn. When she’s not busy with her girls, Kelly enjoys reading, photography, and cooking.