Winnisquam Regional High School will administer The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) to all students on Tuesday, April 2nd during Bear Block. In compliance with HB206 (Section 186:11,IX-d) enacted in 2015 by the New Hampshire legislature, WRHS must provide sufficient notice to parents or legal guardians to consider their children's participation:
"The policy shall require school districts to notify a parent or legal guardian of a non-academic survey or questionnaires available at the school and on the school or school district's website, for review by a student's parent or legal guardian at least 10 days prior to distribution to students."
Although this statute states that a parent or legal guardian may opt out either in writing or electronically, it does not limit students' right to opt out at any time - including after starting the survey. The final version of the 2019 questionnaire may be downloaded at: https://www.dhhs.nh.gov
. The opt-out 2019 Passive Parental Permission Form with a Survey Fact Sheet will be emailed to all parents/legal guardians on Monday, March 18, 2018.
Thank you,Matt Jozokos
Director of Academics and Assessment