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Mr. David Holmes

Phone: 210-356-1400

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Degrees and Certifications:

Degrees: B.A. English Literature, University of Maryland A.A. Financial Management, Community College of the Air Force   Certifications: Social Studies 7-12 Special Education EC - 12 Early Childhood - 6th Grade Core Subjects English as a Second Language EC-12

Mr. David Holmes

Welcome, Mavericks, to the Madison High School 2020-21 school year!  

I was born and raised in Milford, Massachusetts, which is about a half-hour away from Boston.  I graduated from high school way back in 1984 and briefly went to college before I decided to join the US Air Force.  For 25 years, I had the adventure of a lifetime.  In the 1990s, I was stationed in San Antonio and fell in love with it, however, the military forces you to move ... so move I did.  I was fortunate to live in South Korea, Germany, England, Greenland and Alaska.  I deployed to Saudi Arabia, France and Kuwait and have visited coultless other countries.  When it came time to retire, I headed back to SATX and became a 5th grade teacher!

I’ll be teaching World Geography with Mr. Mularchuk.  I’ll be learning along with you as it's my first year as a high school teacher.  I’m stoked, as I hope you are too!  I’ve seen a lot of this beautiful planet. I hope my experience, coupled with my enthusiasm for learning, makes this a fun, challenging and rewarding course for you!

I live with my girlfriend Lynda and my daughters, Veronika and Tara.  We have two dogs, Tessie, the world's sweetest chocolate lab, and our puppy, Napoleon Dynamite, a scruffy, high-energy terrier of some sort.  I enjoy rock and roll, jazz, live music, reading, and cycling.  My passion is travel, and I usually plan my vacations around Pearl Jam tours.