MR. DWIGHT O. W. HOLMES.
Mr. Dwlgbt O. W. Holmes. Vice-Principal and bead of the Department
of Sciences of the Colored High School, was born in Lewisburg. West
Virginia, November 15, 1877. He is the son of the Rev. John A. Holmes,
who, for nearly twenty years, has been pastor of Metropolitan M. E.
Church, of this city
Staunton, Va., and New York City, followed by courses In the Academy
and In the College of Arts and Sciences of Howard University, Washing-
ton, D. C. He received the degree of A B. from that Institution In
1901, taking first rank in scholarship. During the year Immediately fol-
lowing, he studied Educallon in the Teachers' College at Howard and
taught In the Summer High School, St. Louis, Mo. At the Commence-
ment in 1914 his Alma Mater conferred upon him the degree of Master
As a result of graduate work pursued at Columbia University, New
York City, he holds the degree of Muster of Arts from that Institution
Also. While studying there, be fame under the instruction of such
scholars as John Dewey In Philosophy, Edward L. Turndike In Pychol-
ogy and Paul Monroe in Education. His Master's thesis was prepared
in consultation with the latter.
Mr. Holmes has taught in the local High School since September,
1902, meanwhile receiving a promotion to the headship of the Depart-
ment of Sciences in 1906, and to the Vice Principalship In 1900, During
these years he has always taken an active Interest In public affairs,
having served as President of the General Alumni Association of How-
ard University from 1911 to 1915, and as President of the Schoolmasters'
Club of this City during the first two years of its existence, from 1913
to 1915. At the present time be is President of the Baltimore Educa-
tional Association and Is connected with several other organizations of
a public nature.
The faculty of the High School at present Is as follows:
Mason A. Hawkins. A H. Harvard University, A.M. Columbia University,
Principal: 1532 Druid Hill Ave.
Dwight O. W. Holmes, A.B., A.M Howard University, A. M Columbia
University. Vice-Principal and Head of Department of Sciences;
1418 Druid Hill Ave.
Anne K. Smith. graduate Colored High School 1902 Teachers' Training
School 1903, Rochester Business College 1007, Secretary and
Librarian; 190 Harlem Ave.