Angie Penn


Mishawaka Catholic School builds disciples of Jesus Christ through faith formation, academic excellence, and service to others 
in accordance with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.


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 Hello families!  My name is Angie Penn.  I am a graduate of Saint Mary's College and have been a resident of South Bend most of my life.  I have been married to my husband Brian for twelve years and we have two children.  Colin is in 6th grade and Mia is in 4th grade at Christ the King School.  This is my seventh year teaching first grade at Mishawaka Catholic School.  I will keep this page updated with our newsletters, homework and other important information going on in our classroom. If you need to contact me my email address is  It's going to be a great year!


Link to Indiana Academic Standards:

Social Studies



Tuesday, March 10th - Mass at St. Bavo 8:15am

Thursday, March 12th - 1st Grade Field Trip the The South Bend Chocolate Factory.  We will leave at 8:30am and get back between 10:30-11:00am.


Happy Birthday to 

Palmer Ramsey on Saturday, March 14th!!



Spelling List #21

how, rounds, dishes, blue, argue, diver, enjoy, overpay, afternoon, vacation, early, learn

Sentence: His cat wanted to sniff them.


READING Students will be reading The New Friend.  Sight words this week are: buy, city, family, myself, party, please, school, and seven.

PHONICS – Students will be learning to read and spell words with the trigraph tch, ch, j, and the digraph ie.  

WRITING – Students will be writing a letter to our prayer buddies while practicing ways to address a letter.

– Students will be learning to  

use a number line to add two numbers and making ten to add a one-digit and a two-digit number.

RELIGION- Students will learning about each of us saying “Yes” to God.  They will each be writing a letter to their prayer buddy. 



Sight words

Unit 1
and, be, help, play, with, you, for, have, he, look, too, what, do, find, funny, sing, no, they, all, does, here, me, my, who, friend, full, good, hold, many, pull

Unit 2
away, call, come, every, hear, said, animal, how, make, of, some, why, her, now, our, she, today, would, after, draw, pictures, read, was, write, eat, give, one, put, small, take

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