Phone: 229-409-5578


Degrees and Certifications:

BA Political Science and Spanish Early Childhood Education (P-5) Special Ed General Curriculum (P-12)

Mrs. Karen Kelly

Mrs. Kelly co-teaches seventh grade inclusion English/Language Arts at Ben Hill Middle School.  She is a Fitzgerald native, graduating from Fitzgerald High School.  After high school, she attended Georgia Southern University receiving a Bachelors degree in both Political Science and Spanish.  This is her second year teaching middle grades.  She previously taught pre-k at Ben Hill Preschool and third grade at Ben Hill Elementary School. 

Mrs. Kelly is a very involved, hands mother and educator, who is passionate about children, her students, and teaching. She especially enjoys attending her students' after school events, cheering them on, always being one of their biggest fans.

Mrs. Kelly is married to her husband, Will, and has two teenage sons, Spain and Adam.  Her hobbies include reading and vacationing with her family.




  • Daily Schedule

    8:10-8:25           Homeroom (Bathroom Duty)

    8:25-9:27          (1st Period) ELA co-teach Bryant

    9:30-10:35        (2nd Period) ELA co-teach Riehle

    10:40-12:10      (3rd and 4th Periods) Planning/Connections

    12:15-12:45      (5th Period) ELA co-teach Bryant

    12:45-1:20        Lunch

    1:20- 1:55        (5th Period cont.) ELA co-teach Bryant

    1:58-3:00         (6th Period) ELA co-teach Riehle

    3:03-3:27         Hurricane Time

    3:30-3:40         Homeroom/Dismissal


Laphabion and Mrs. Kelly at the fall football rec league championship game.
Mrs. Kelly and Malayshia attending BHMS's Christmas Concert at The Grand Theater.