• Mrs. LaPenta grew up in Marysville.  She graduated from Mansfield University.  She began teaching at Tri-Community Elementary in 1998.  After teaching first grade for 5 years, she was moved to third grade for 2 years, followed by second grade for 5 years, then three years in fourth grade.  This will be her eighth year teaching fifth grade.  This is her third year at Paxtang.
    Mrs. LaPenta is married to Chuck and they have 3 children; Alana is 19 years old, Emma is 18 years old, and CJ is 15 years old.  She lives in Lemoyne, PA with two dogs, four cats, and a chinchilla named Dobby.
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