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!


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Social Studies



Monday, February 17th- 

President’s Day - No School

Tuesday, February 18th-

Mass at St. Bavo at 8:15am

Wednesday, February 19th-

Field Trip to Planetarium - we will leave at 9:40am and return at 11:20am.

Save the Date

Thursday, March 12th - 

The South Bend Chocolate Factory

Spelling List 18

grow, open, away, started passing, table, invite, crispy, she'll wisely, give, people


It will be hard to get inside.


READINGWe are reading Whistle for Willie.  The sight words are: again, along, began, boy, father, house, nothing, together. We will be discussing cause and effect in a story.

PHONICS – Students will be learning to read and write words the digraphs au, aw, oa and wild colt words.  

MATH – Students will be learning to add and subtract tens on a number line.

RELIGION- Students will be learning about saints and write about how they show saintly behavior to friends and family.

SOCIAL STUDIES- Students will learning about various American symbols.

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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