Mr. Silva lives near campus in Porterville with his lovely wife Sara who also works for Porterville Unified School District as a high school chemistry teacher. They share their home with Tessa, a hyperactive Australian Sheperd and two cats, Ben and Monkee.
Their son, Anthony, currently lives and works in Porterville. Jane, their daughter, is completing her senior year at Southern Oregon University.
When not sharing the company of his peers, Mr. Silva enjoys cycling, hiking, fishing, and the occasional good book.
Mr. Silva is now teaching for his 23rd year, the last three at Granite.