Attention Eighth Grade Parents/Guardians,
Lincoln Middle School will be
participating in the Illinois Youth Survey (IYS) on March 3, 2020.
WHAT IS THE ILLINOIS YOUTH SURVEY?
The purpose of the IYS is to better understand
youth attitudes and behaviors that can impact student problems and academic
success. It will ask about topics including nutrition, physical activity,
bullying, tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use. Students will be asked to
complete a survey (with no names or identification numbers) that will be
confidentially administered during one class period. The survey is completely
voluntary and privacy will be strictly protected.
DO I HAVE TO DO ANYTHING TO ALLOW MY
CHILD TO PARTICIPATE?
The form below will allow you
to exclude your child from participation in the survey and the form only needs
to be returned if you do not want your child to participate. Please email the
form to Randy Steen ([email protected]) or
turn the form into the front office. An opt-out form must be submitted by
Friday, February 28, 2020.
WHAT IS THE SURVEY DATA USED FOR?
The Illinois Youth Survey will
provide our school with a local report of the combined student results which
will help to determine which programs may be needed to keep students safe and
For more information, please visit
the Illinois Youth Survey website at https://iys.cprd.illinois.edu/
Opt Out Form: https://iys.cprd.illinois.edu/UserFiles/Servers/Server_178052/File/2020/Parent%20Notification%20English%200723.pdf