Emma K. Doub School for Integrated Arts & Technology

August 21, 2006

1221 S. Potomac St.

Principal: Kristi Bachtell

Phone: 301-766-8130

Fax: 301-791-4291

Web site:

Start time: 8:10 a.m.

Dismissal: 2:40 p.m.

Grades: 3-5

Date of construction: 1967

Age of building: 39 years


Latest renovation: 2000

Size of building: 35,476 square feet

State-rated capacity: 299

Projected 2006-07 enrollment: 315

From the principal

Q. What are the biggest challenges this year?

A. Each year we strive to ensure that all of our students do their very best each day. We hold our students to high expectations and expect continued academic improvement for every child. As expectations continue to rise at the county, state and federal levels, we are challenged to meet those expectations.

Q. What are your goals for the school year?

A. Our biggest goal is meeting the various needs of every child. We strive to meet not only the educational needs of our students, but also the need of developing good character. We accept this challenge with great enthusiasm! Another goal we have set for this coming school year is to incorporate more technology into daily lessons. Beginning this year, our third grade students at Emma K. Doub will have Palm Pilots giving every child in the building access to this great technology to help engage them in lessons. We have witnessed great success with our fourth and fifth graders as they utilized Palm Pilots, and are now excited to provide them for our third graders.

Q. What will help ensure a successful school year?

A. When all of our stakeholders work together, success is found. More than ever before, we are counting on you, Emma K. Doub's PTA, families and friends to work with us to make sure learning occurs every single day for every single student.

Q. What message would you like to send as the school year begins?

A. We are all very excited to begin the 2006-07 school year. We look forward to working with you and your children. Thank you all for your continued support and for all of the great memories I already cherish in my two years with Emma K. Doub.

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