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Sonya Brooks

Need a Counseling Appointment?

Please call or e-mail me to set up a meeting with any counselor.  


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

Hello and Welcome to My Webpage!!! 

Supporting the counselors, students, and parents here at Hayward High School and across the country is what I do!!! Joining the Hayward family has been one of the milestones of my life and I look forward to working with you, and striving to bring a smile to your face. Please do not hesitate in contacting me if you should need any assistance as I am more than happy to help in any way I can!


"Let's all seek to "make good trouble" resulting in education equity for students in spaces otherwise not welcomed!" (Me, 2020)

                     HOW MAY I ASSIST YOU?
  • Alternative Education Processing
  • AOP assignments
  • Calendar
  • Coordinate scheduling of SSTs
  • Make parent appointments
  • Manage AOP’s and Staff AOP requests
                             Office Hours

Need to contact me? 
Please Zoom-In with me during my drop-in office hours which are:

Office Hours Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Hours 3:00 - 5:00p 3:00 - 5:00p 3:00 - 5:00p 3:00 - 5:00p



Sonya Brooks
Counseling Assistant 
Ext. 61125
(510) 723-3170

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


Undergraduate College(s):   UCLA - University of California, Los Angeles

Degree(s): Bachelor's & Master's

Major(s):  History, Minor in Education

Graduate College(s):  Brown University

Degree(s): Sociology of Education & Urban Education Policy

Subjects Taught: Math, Reading, Science, Dance, and Activism

At HHS, I'm part of: Beautiful Brown Gurlz (BBG)

At HHS since: 2019

Teaching since: 1993

Awards: Yes

Born: Yes

I grew up in: I grew up in complete shock at the inequities prevalent in the American school systems.

I attended high school at: I attended high school at a time when being smart was cool!

Hobbies include: Dancing, Singing, Activism, Research and Reading

Favorite thing about HHS: The Diversity

Favorite Quote:  "Make Good Trouble" - John Lewis (Rest In Paradise)