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


Save the date!!
First Grade Field Trip to Stovers Farm
Friday, September 27, 2019


Week of September 16th-20th

Spelling List #2

a, an, at, tap, lot, nap, tan, zip, lap, pit


Nap on it.


READING – Read GusTakes the Train. Students will be learning about story structure and fantasy.  The sight words this week are: friend, hold, full, many, good, and pull.

PHONICS – Students will be learning to read, spell, and write words with  the letters c, k and spelling with ck. 

MATH – Students will be solving doubles plus 1 and doubles minus 1 facts, adding in any order to find a sum, and using count on and count back strategies on a number line.

RELIGION- Students will be learning about Gifts from God and discuss places where they can say thank you to God for giving us so many gifts.

SCIENCE-  Students will be  planting their pinto beans and putting together the bean journals.

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