elected to Jefferson Elementary Board
...Anthony Dennis and Annette Hipona were elected to the Jefferson Elementary School District board of trustees.
Dennis was the highest vote getter in the election, netting 42 percent to Hipona's
...Hipona is a community volunteer who is active with many civic organizations, including the Original Daly City Protective Association.She serves as secretary for the Daly City Friends of the Library.
The Jefferson Elementary School
District covers a small section of north Pacifica near the FDR School
, which some Pacifica residents attend.
Dennis and Hipona
both reported they enjoyed running their campaigns, but they are ready to get to the real work of running the school district.
, as well, ran a campaign that took a lot of energy.
"It was such a lot of work and a lot of effort, but quite a nice experience.Whether I would have lost or won, I would have done it again, Hipona
said. Hipona said she is still getting used to the idea of being a winner and a new board member for the school district.
is also looking forward to putting her
campaign promises into action soon.
"I'm keeping to the same priorities, which is to make sure we retain the teachers and staff and make sure we oversee the expenditures and school site safety and security.We had to get rid of PE aides, and they were part of the safety and security.Finally, I want to be able to have open communication with the community and our board and get everybody's ideas going and not exclude anybody, Hipona