Shea Thomas, Principal | Laura Fiedler, AP | Cissi Kale, AP

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Click HERE to find out more about Supply Lists, Essential Skills and Summer Reading and Math.  Have a great summer! See you in the fall!

Dates to Remember
New Student Registration July 14, 2015
Class Lists Posted July 29, 2015 @ 3:00
Meet & Greet July 30, 2015
K & 5th-9:00-10:00
1st & 2nd-10:00-11:00
3rd & 4th-11:00-12:00
Open House August 11, 2015
Grades K-2 @ 6:30
Open House August 13, 2015
Grades 3-5 @ 6:30

Pig Tales Summer Writing Competition!

Pig Tales Writing

The Cobb Schools Foundation is pleased to partner with the Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department and the Cobb County Public Library System to offer the third annual “Pig Tales” summer Writing Competition presented by SCANA Energy.

The competition is open to all students in grades K-8 attending any public, private or home school in Cobb County. Students are invited to write a short story or essay, in 750 words or less, about their favorite trip to the beach or a dream island vacation. Work can be fiction or non-fiction. Students are limited to one entry.


Submissions must be postmarked (or sent via interoffice mail to the Foundation) by August 12, 2015.


First, second, and third place winners will be chosen among students rising into three grade categories: K-2, 3-5 and 6-8. Entries will be judged on creativity, presentation and correspondence to the theme.


Winners will be announced online no later than August 20, 2015. Prizes will be awarded at the City of Kennesaw’s Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival on August 22, 2015, and include tickets to several area attractions, t-shirts, festival meals and goodie bags. The grand prize is a bicycle.


For competition rules and information, please visit

Please feel free to distribute the attached flyer to your PTA and students or print and include in report card envelopes.  Teachers with the most classroom participation will also be eligible for prizes, so please encourage your students to submit entries!

NEW FOR 2015! The Cobb County Public Library System will be hosting writing workshops at various branches this summer, as well as providing a list of popular “beach reads” for tropical writing inspiration. Dates, locations and times to be announced on the PIG TALES Writing Competition website, so stay tuned.

We would like to thank SCANA Energy for their continued support of this wonderful program, and thank you all once again for your support in fostering creativity in our children!

Congratulations to our Kemp
Mrs. Dana Johnson

We are so proud to have Mrs. Johnson represent Kemp as teacher of the year for 2015-2016.  Check out the video her students made below.  Also, see the pictures from the ceremony in our Kemp Media Player.

Congratulations to our Retirees! 
We will miss you next year!
Mrs. Evans and Mrs. Priest

Mrs. Evans and Mrs. Priest were honored at the district retirement luncheon.  We are so honored to have worked with such amazing educators.

College Day!

Kemp Counselors present college day!  College students talk to grades 3-5 about attending college and deciding on careers!  Thanks to all who participated!

Spring Fling Pictures! 

Thanks to the Kiwanis for Terrific Kids!

Thanks to Larry Coleman and George Essaff for volunteering each month to come and award our Terrific Kids!

Kemp Players
Wizard of Oz

We are so proud of all the students and Mrs. Mascheri for the amazing job they did on the production of Wizard of Oz.  The show was Tony Worthy!  We are so blessed with such talent!

Mrs. Melanie Anderson,
Certified Employee of the Year!


Congratulations Kemp Book Blasters

Mrs. Sieland's Book Blasters placed 4th place at the Reading Bowl.  We are so proud of their hard work!  Thank you to Mrs. Sieland and the kids for all their hard work and representing Kemp so well!

ongratulations Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to
Tyler True, Kemp Spelling Bee Champion!
Chaz Bush is the runner up!  We are so proud of all of our spellers.

Reflections Winners

We are so proud of our district level winners in the reflections contest!  We are so proud of your achievements!

William Dyer - Photography

Elizabeth Landa - Photography and Visual Arts

Olivia Gaestel - Photography

Victoria Landa - Photography and Visual Arts

Sarah Jane Eggers - Literature

Clark Hamilton - Dance

Brooke Perla - Music

William Landa - Film

Honoring 20 years of Service in COBB!

 Kemp Girls on the Run!

We are excited to announce a new club at Kemp! Girls on the Run will be led by three 3rd grade teachers, Mrs. Smith-Captain, Mrs. Black and Mrs. Wadsworth-Co-Captians.

Mrs. Phillips honored at Tom Mathis Council PTA


Kemp Counselors at  GSCA Conference



We are very excited to announce that Kemp Elementary's Professional School Counseling program has received the RAMP designation from the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). RAMP stands for Recognized ASCA Model Program. Only 400 schools nationwide have received the RAMP award since its inception in 2004.

PTA Surpasses Fundraiser Goal!

The PTA is very excited to announce they raised over $30,000 in the SOS fundraiser.  This is all due to the generosity of our amazing parents!

Strong4Life from CHOA is coming to Kemp!

Click on the link below to learn about about this awesome program coming to Kemp!


Kemp Videos & Media
Click on the PLAYLIST link above to see pictures from different events at Kemp.

Kemp Calendar