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301 South Oak Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
Telephone: 740-545-6354
Fax: 740-545-6336
High School
602 Johnson Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
740-545-6345: Phone
740-545-5311: Fax

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World Book Web
1. Click the World Book Web link above
2. Click the World Book Advanced button
3. Click the Dictionary link

Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
Click Begin your Pilgrimage and search for a Canterbury Tale. Click Middle or Modern English version, or combination, from Edition menu. Turn off pagination to view and print the entire tale.

Eclectric Engeries Enneagram Tests
Two online Enneagram tests help you to determine which personality type you are. Your wing will also be indicated. 
Hobsons CollegeView
E-mail Login and Password not required.
Hobsons CollegeView: your career, college, and financial aid solution. This site has a Career Center, College Search, and a Financial Aid and Scholarships section. The college exploration package permits students to search for colleges, explore financial aid, request information electronically, apply to schools, and seek scholarships. It also contains university multimedia presentations and Internet hotlinks to additional resources. The career center includes an occupational interest inventory, comprehensive search on 7,600 careers, military career search, job seeking skills preparation, resume builder, and interview preparation. It also includes the ability for students to build a portfolio and download to a floppy, updated Occupational Outlook Handbook and Dictionary of Occupational Titles databases, and audio and video clips on many careers. 
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information. It is revised every two years and describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects. You can search by occupation, browse through occupational clusters, or use the A-Z Index. 
Peterson's StudentEdge
User Name and Password required.
Ridgewood High School students are assigned an individual user name and password to use this online college and career planning resource center. It offers tools to help all high school students take ownership of the college planning process by letting them find scholarship money, prepare for exams, search for colleges, and explore career interests. 
RHS Guidance Online Resources
RHS Guidance Online Resources for career, college, and scholarship information links. 
RHS Style Manual Index
RHS Style Manual for assistance in citing resources.

Native Americans

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest
This searchable digital collection from the American Memory site integrates over 2,300 photographs and 7,700 pages of text relating to the American Indians in two cultural areas of the Pacific Northwest, the Northwest Coast and Plateau.
American Memory
The Library of Congress American Memory Historical Collections for the National Digital Library. A searchable site.
Cherokee Messenger
This publication of the Cherokee Cultural Society of Houston contains links, including one to a "Brief History of the Trail of Tears". If this link does not connect please enter the URL: 
The Education of Native Americans
Aticle about Native American children being removed from their home to attend boarding schools and subsequent legislation. 
The Encyclopedia Mythica
A comprehensive mythology encyclopedia. This site is searchable or you can click Explore--Mythology--Americas--Native American mythology. It includes an index and a list of stories or myths, identified by tribe. 
Folklore and Mythology
The Animal Brides and Animal Bridegrooms: Tales Told by North American Indians section contains seven tales with tribes identified. 
A Guide to the Great Sioux Nation
The Sioux Nation section of the South Dakota travel site. 
Internet Public Library--Naive Americans
A list of links from an IPL Native Americans search. 
Multnomah County Library Homework Center--Native American Sites
The library's Native American links page. 
National Museum of the American Indian
The museum's site from the Smithsonian Institution. 
National Museum of the American Indian--Links
Links page from the National Museum of the American Indian Site. 
Native American Indian Resources
Links to over 300 web pages including links to maps, stories, nations, art, and more. 
Native American Lore Index Page
Lists of links to several stories of Native American Indian Lore from several tribes. 
Native American Resources
A links page for Native American Resources that includes links to tribal home pages, organizations, art, and culture. 
Native American Sites
Links to sites including sites for Individual Native Nations, languages, music, and more. 
Native Recipes
Native American cookbooks and recipes, some with the tribe identified.
Background on the history and developoment of Native American art. A searchable site with sections and links. 
Access to information about all Native Aboriginal and Indigenous nations and peoples throughout the world. It is searchable and includes information plus links to over three thousand sites. 
The People...Native Americans
Resources and links from The Learning Page from The Library of Congress site. 
Seminole Tribe of Florida
A searchable site on the history and culture of the Seminoles in Florida. If this link does not connect please enter the URL: 
Encyclopedia Smithsonian: American Indian History and Culture
Smithsonian links to sites, museums and research. 
WWW Virtual Library--American Indians
An index of Native American Resources on the Internet. 


Biography Reference Bank
Covers more than 570,000 individuals from antiqy through today. This is an INFOhio resource. 
Donna M. Campbell Site at Gonzaga University
Sections include American Authors, Timeline, Literary Movements, and American Literature Sites. 
Classic Notes study guide collection, written exclusively by Harvard students. Author listing. Can also be searched by title. Includes themes, essays, and more. 
The Internet Public Library: Literary Criticism
Contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period.
Literary Resources on the Net: American
Collection of links to sites on the Internet dealing especially with American literature, excluding most single electronic texts, and is limited to collections of information useful to academics. 
This website says its mission is to make learning and writing more fun and relevant for students in the digital age. Sections include Literature, U.S. History and Poetry. 
Includes Literatrue Study Guides. Click on Literature, then Sort by Title or Author. Includes Themes, Motifs & Symbols, and more. 

Although only a limited number of poets, this site has extensive information available for the poets included. 
Biography Reference Bank
Covers more than 570,000 individuals from antiqy through today. This is an INFOhio resource.
This site contains classic poets. It includes poems and links to information about poets. 
ipl-The Internet Public Library - Literary Criticism
Contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period. 
ipl-The Internet Public Library
Links from a search on poetry. 
Modern American Poetry
Contains 161 poet companion sites. The poems analyzed are availabe in Anthology of Modern American Poetry (Oxford)
Oxford Reference Online
Click on Literature, then click on The Oxford Companion to American Literature or The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English
Searchable by Poems, Lyrics, Music and Quotations
The Poetry Archives
Click Poet List and then click on a poet for a list of some of their poems. Some have biographical information.
A searchable site that includes some biographical information and some poems. 
Representative Poetry Online
Contains a Poet Index, Poem Index, Glossary and Criticism section and more.