In compliance with MGL Chapter 71, the NMS School Nurse will be conducting a verbal screening with grade 7 students related to use of alcohol, marijuana and other substances. Our district will use the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) protocol with students. The screening will take place Tuesday, March 26. Please see attachments regarding parent letters and opt out forms. You have the right to opt your child out of this screening. If you choose to opt out, please return forms to Nurse’s Office. The parent letter and opt out forms are also available on our website in the Health Office section. Please contact Nurse Friend if you have further questions.