• Welcome to Mr. Nolen's 8th Grade Language Arts Class! 



    "The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education." -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

    "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." -Nelson Mandela  

    "Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact on the lives of their students." -Solomon Ortiz

    "Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow." -Anthony J. D'Angelo 

    "The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet." -Aristotle 

    "Through my education, I didn't just develop skills, I didn't just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence." -Michelle Obama 

    "We need an education system that doesn't quit on children, an education system that raises standards, and an education system that makes sure there is excellence in every classroom." -George W. Bush 

    "The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision. As long as we have books, we are not alone." -Laura Bush

    "Without teachers life would have no class." 

    "One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world." -Malala Yousafzai 

    "Every kid needs a champion." -Rita Pierson 

    "Be the change you wish to see in the world." -Mahatma Gandhi