Emma K. Doub School for Integrated Arts and Technology

August 17, 2007

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: 40 years


Latest renovation: 2000

Size of building: 35,476 square feet

State-rated capacity: 299

Projected 2007-08 enrollment: 319

From the principal

Q. What are your goals for the school year?

A. Each day we strive to ensure that all of our students do their very best. We hold our students to high expectations and expect continued academic improvement for every child. Our biggest goal at Emma K. Doub School for Integrated Arts & Technology is meeting the various needs of every child. We also strive to meet the need of developing good character. We accept these challenges with great enthusiasm! Another goal we have is to incorporate "fine arts and technology" into daily lessons, which will help us reach the various learning styles of our students.

Q. What will help ensure a successful school year?

A. When all of our stakeholders work together, success is found. We all need to stay focused on our vision and mission. Our vision is: It is the responsibility of the staff, parents and community of Emma K. Doub to provide a rich and nurturing learning environment that enables each individual to reach his or her greatest potential. Students and teachers will be meaningfully engaged in high-quality teaching and learning. We will accept no less. Our mission is: Emma K. Doub will empower all students to take their place in the community and equip them to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, diverse, global society.

Q. Can students and staff expect any changes this school year?

A. There will be a few new faces at Emma K. Doub this coming school year (Mrs. Sangapol, grade 3; Ms. Brittingham, special education; Mrs. Baker and Mr. Cook, custodians; new fifth-grade teacher, unknown at this time.

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

A. I hope you are enjoying your summer. We are all excited to begin the 2007-08 school year. We look forward to working with you and your children.

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