Lou MacNarin School
Lou MacNarin School opened in 1995. When the school opened, it was a Kindergarten to Grade 8 School. In 2012, when the school was converted to a Kindergarten to Grade 5 School, middle school students moved to Lewisville.
As a school community, our goal is to create a learning environment that assists our students with developing the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to achieve success in the 21st Century. We have based our mission on Vygotsky's ideas about a Zone of Proximal Development and Stephen Krashen's theory of i +1. We want to identify where we are-- the i-- and then work on what comes next-- the +1. We want to represent our mission in a way that every child in our school can understand. So, we are incorporating the same strategies that we use for our children who have challenges with communication-- a visual representation of a complex idea which has become: