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The Hayward High community will develop students and graduates to be:

Focused learners
Analytical thinkers 
Responsible and respectful citizens
Mindful collaborators
Effective communicators  
Resourceful users of technology 
Self-advocating individuals

Tom Lipping

teaching schedule: normal days
Monday, Tuesday, and Friday
Period 0    7:10-8:05 AP American Government
Period 1     8:15-9:13 AP Macroeconomics 
Period 2     9:20-10:18 AP American Government
Period 3     10:40-11:45 AVID 9 P 
Period 4     11:52-12:50 AP American Government
Lunch         12:50-1:20  Lunch
Period 5     1:27-2:25 AP American Government
Period 6     2:32-3:30  Prep


teaching schedule: block days
Wednesday Thursday    
Period 0
 AP American Government Period 0
 AP American Government
Period 1   8:15-10:00  AP Macroeconomics Period 2   8:15-10:00  AP American Government
Period 3 10:22-12:14  AP American Government Period 4  
10:22 12:14
 AP American Government
Lunch     12:14-12:44  Lunch Lunch     12:14-12:44  Lunch
Period 5   12:51-2:36  AP American Government Period 6 12:51-2:36  Prep


Hello, I am the AP Government/AP Macroeconomics teacher at Hayward High School.  This site is intended to improve the lines of communication between students, parents, and teachers.   All assignments are available for download under the class links.  Click on the appropriate class link to the left.  Click on the assignment for details.   The class syllabus for each class is located in the locker on the left hand side of the class page.


Tom Lipping
Social Studies/ AVID Teacher
Room: A-27
(510) 325-7598 (cell)

The best way to get in contact  with me is e-mail.



At HHS, I'm part of: Club AVID, Multicultural Club, Senior Class Advisor

At HHS since: 2003

Teaching since: 2003

Undergraduate College(s): Cal State Hayward (not East Bay!)

Degree(s): BA magna cum laude 

Major: US History

Graduate College: Cal State Hayward

Degree(s): Social Studies CLAD

Subjects Taught: AVID 9, AVID 12, US History, AP Government/Honors Economics, Leadership

Awards: John and Ruth Sandoval Memorial Scholarship 2001, Haywire Scholar 2001, Honored Graduate of School of Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences 2001. 

Born: Yes

I grew up in: Oakland, Ca

I attended high school at: Oakland High 

Hobbies include: Grading papers, making tests, and folding laundry. 

Favorite thing about HHS: My students

Favorite Quote: “Do or do not….there is no try.” Yoda