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Research Center

Welcome to the West Valley High School RESEARCH CENTER. This portion of the Web Page provides resources for your study and research needs. You will be able to find materials for class research in the following:

The premier search engine of the internet. Another page provides numerous other search engines for specific search purposes.

eMail
Gaggle eMail provides West Valley Students with access to eMail from their homes and friends. This is a filtered eMail program and meets Federal requirements for student educational use.
Groupwise provides the eMail service for the Hemet Unified School District.

You can find these in links:

Periodicals and Magazines
Magazine Databases for students to look up magazine articles that relate to their classroom projects, including SIRS, an outstanding social issues resource.

Reference and Internet Libraries
On this page, you can find just about any piece of information that you require, whether you are looking for a state, country, trivia, weather, personalities, weights and measures, etc.

Academic Departments
Information designed to meet the needs of each of your classes. There are pages for Social Studies, Science, Math, Language Arts and pages just for teachers.

Books on Line
This page includes West Valley's eBook collection as well as links to collections of books, poetry, short stories and information about authors.

Search Engines
The Internet has many excellent Search Engines including some that are set up for specialty searches. This page provides a number of these engines as well as pages dedicated to rating the various types of engines.

News Links
Links to web newspapers, news magazines, and television news. Everything from the Press Enterprise to CNN. It includes one page that links to newspapers all over the world.

Helpful Sites
Sites that are specifically chosen for their value as student resources. This page includes resources for college, SAT, ACT, PSAT and ASVAB test preparation, personal interest, student help, medical info for teens, and other areas of interest.

College & Career
Sites that can help students prepare for their College Education, SAT, ACT and PSAT, Military Testing, and Career choices.

Finding Books at WVHS
When you visit the West Valley High School Library, finding the book you want can sometimes be a problem. This section explains what you need to know if you are looking for books at our school site.