Kennesaw Elementary School

James Brett Ward, Principal

Cissi Kale, Assistant Principal | Katrina Shirley, School Leadership Intern

3155 Jiles Road
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 678-594-8172
Fax: 678-594-8174

 KES building 

Autographing Our Work with Excellence



Provide every student with the foundation to love, learn and lead



Empowering and engaging young thinkers


Collective Commitments

Build relationships and support colleagues, students, and parents

Provide a caring, loving, nurturing, and welcoming learning environment

Ensure our students are prepared for continued success when they leave KES

The Cobb County School District and Kennesaw Elementary will be submitting an application to the Georgia Department of Education Office of Federal Programs – 21st Century Community Learning Centers in response to the Request for Proposal. The application submitted for this grant award is to provide funds for academic and enrichment activities for students and families during out of school time. If awarded, the program will be called the Reach for the Stars Program and the completed application will be available to view after submission.


Upcoming March Events
Irish American History Month
Character Focus:
Commitment:  Dedication, Loyalty, Respect for the Environment, Motivation, and Leadership


3/22                Report Card Distribution
3/27                District Adapted PE Field Day
3/28                CCSD Elementary Job Fair- Wheeler High School 5PM
3/29                Cultural Arts Day and Careers on Wheels

April is National Autism Awareness Month and Month of the Military Child

Character Focus:

Accomplishment, Perseverance, Courage, Patience, and Wisdom


4/1 – 4/5          Spring Break

4/9                   Star Kids Breakfast- 7:30 AM

4/11                 PE Show- 6:30 PM

4/12                 PTA Elections, Egg Hunt and Movie Night 6:30 PM

4/13                 Big Shanty Festival- Grasshoppers and Chorus to perform

4/18                 District 9 PTA Spring Conference- North Star Church

                        PTA Board- 6PM

4/19                 RFL Sports Shirt Day $1

                        Volunteer Breakfast 8AM

4/22                 Secretary’s Week

                        Field Day Opening Ceremonies

4/23                 Field Day- K

                        Volunteer of the Year Luncheon- Congratulations Jennifer Ganyard

4/24                 Field Day- 1st Grade

4/25                 Field Day- 2nd Grade

                        2019-2020 Kindergarten Parent Night- 6PM


PM Transportation Changes click here


Calendar of Events

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Dawn Bailey-Carter
Teacher of the Year


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Karen Maddin
Classified Employee of the Year