Annette Hipona has been a PTA treasurer at M.H. Tobias, a representative of the Parent Involvement Advisory Committee, member of the Daly City/Colma Democratic Club, a volunteer classroom tutor for eight years, and president of the Original Daly City Protective Association, a neighborhood group.
"I have my finger, my pulse on the neighborhood and communication," said Hipona
, whose three children attended district schools.Hipona
works part-time in her
brother's auto-body shop.
"The last thing I want to do is sell property," said Hipona
, saying that the proceeds of such sales would be limited to fixing buildings.
expressed concern about the No Child Left Behind Act, which relies heavily on tests, which show only part of the academic picture for children.
As for the current school board, she
said that communication has been a problem.
"Because of the budget shortfall, it's important to inform parents," she