• David R. Vaerst Welcome to my Web Page!  My name is David Vaerst and I am a Mathematics Instructor at Apollo High School.  I grew up in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota and graduated from Simley High School in 1986.  I attended college at Inver Hills Community College and The University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.  I graduated from The University of Minnesota in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics Education.  The first two years of my teaching career were spent in Harlingen, Texas (Rio Grande Valley) at Coakley Middle School.  I returned to Minnesota in 1994 and began teaching at Apollo High School in Saint Cloud, Minnesota.  This is my 29th year at Apollo and 31st year of teaching overall.  In 2004 I received my Master of Science degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Saint Cloud State University.

    I am married to my wife Joy, and have two sons:  Andrew - age 21 and Jacob - age 17.  I also have two step-daughters:  Ally - age 27 (Son-In-Law Alex) and Kayla - age 23.  We enjoy dining out/finding new restaurants, cooking, riding our Harley-Davidson motorcycles, biking, walking, and just being outside enjoying all that Minnesota has to offer. 

      I can be reached at:  (320) 370-8762.  If you would like to send an e-mail, click on my e-mail address below.

     E-mail is the best way to contact me as outside phone calls go directly to voice mail (District Policy).
     August 3, 2019
    August 3, 2019
    Left to Right:  Andrew, David, Ally, Alex, Joy, Jacob, Kayla