Kennesaw Elementary School

James Brett Ward, Principal

Katrina Shirley, Assistant Principal | Courtney Kelly, School Leadership Intern

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

 KES building 




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


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Important Dates

September is National Hispanic Heritage Month 

Character Focus:  Integrity- Being consistently truthful, sincere, and fair!


9/23     Fall Break begins (9/23 – 9/27)

October Events

Italian American Heritage Month

Character Focus:  Respect for Authority

Having and showing respect for those individuals who are in positions of leadership-


10/2     Custodian Appreciation Day

10/3     Help A Child Smile Bus to KES

10/4     Picture Day

10/7     Hearing & Vision Screening Begins (10/7-10/9)

10/9     State Fire Drill

10/10   12:30 Dismissal of students- Teacher Professional Learning

10/11   KES/BSI Fall Festival at Big Shanty

10/14   Conference Week Begins

            12:30 Dismissal of students 10/14 – 10/18

            Book Fair

10/14   Doughnuts w/Dads (AU, SNPK, & Focus)

10/15   Doughnuts w/Dads (Team KA-Houze, Lyall, Porter, Bertel, Weaver)

10/16   Doughnuts w/Dads (Team KB- Brisbane, Fish, Rogers, Wilcox)

10/17   Doughnuts w/Dads (1st Grade)

10/18  Doughnuts w/Dads (2nd Grade)

10/21   Bus Driver Appreciation Week

10/22   Star Kids Breakfast 7:30 in MC

10/23   K to Safety Village

10/28   SOAR Bus Program

10/29   Teacher of the Year Celebration

            Congratulations Michelle Mullinax

10/30   SOAR Bus Program

10/31   Character Costume Day

            Wellstar to 2nd Grade



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