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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

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.  

The class syllabus for each class is located in the locker on the left hand side of the class page.

Google Classroom codes for 21-22 are posted below.

course access

For the 21-22 school year, assignments can be viewed and submitted on Google Classroom (student access only). 

Students without access to a digital device or internet can contact the teacher for alternatives.

To view grades and attendance students and parents can access the Infinite Campus Portal.

Period Course
Period 0 AP American Govt & Politics
Period 1 AP American Govt & Politics
Period 2 AVID
Period 3 Prep
Period 4 AP Macroeconomic
Period 5 AP American Govt & Politics


teaching schedule & course access
Class Period Course Title Google Classroom Code
Period 0 AP Government  ofq3mbx
Period 1 AP Government  ffrlica
Period 2 AVID 9 mpuxkkm
Period 3 Prep  
Period 4 AP Macroeconomics  vrdsj3k
Period 5 AP Government


Zoom information can be found in your Google Classroom.


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

Office Hours During Facilities Closure:

Mondays & Thursdays     2:30-3:30

Zoom Link:

Please text/call for passcode

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



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, AP Macro


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