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.


Welcome to Penn's First Grade Stars!

 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.  This is my sixth 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:

Newsletter December 17th - 21st

There will be no spelling or phonics test this week.  Many of our reading and math activities will be based around the book The Polar Express.  Please continue to read at least 15 minutes each night with your child:-)

Have a fantastic, relaxing Christmas Break!!


First grade sight words:

(I will be adding new sight words to the list each week)
and, be, play, help, you, play, with, for, what, have, he, look, too, do, find, funny, sing, no, they, all, does, here, me, my, who, friend, full, good, hold, many, pull, come, said, call, hear, away, every, animal, how, make, of, some, why, her, she, today, our, here, would, now, after, draw, pictures, read, was, write, eat, put, give, small, one, take, eat, give, that, then, this, them, with, bath.


 Upcoming Dates/Events

Tuesday, December 21st
- Faith Family Day at St. Monica.  Please drop off your child at the Saint Monica campus in the morning.

Tuesday, December 21st - K-2 Advent Program at St. Monica at 6:30pm.

Friday, December 21st - First grade "Happy Birthday to Jesus" party at 9:00am.

Friday, December 21st - Early dismissal at 1:00pm.


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