Southern Columbia Area School District

  • The Cross Country Team were among the school groups who helped launch the Start with Hello initiative at Southern Columbia.

  • Southern Columbia Area High School earned lifetime status as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon Exemplary High Performing School. 

  • G.C. Hartman Elementary Center's playground equipment donated by H.A.R.T.

  • Southern Columbia Area Middle School

  • District Office Entry

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News and Announcements

Distinguished Alumni Inducted

Five Southern Columbia graduates with notable professional and community achievements were recently welcomed back to their alma mater to be recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus.

New Principals Named!

Congratulations to Mr. William Callahan and Mr. Brandon Traugh who were recently appointed to new leadership positions within the Southern Columbia Area.School District. At the October 7th Board of Education meeting, Mr. Callahan, the current Middle School Principal, was named the next High School Principal. Mr. Traugh, currently a High School Social Studies teacher, was named the next Middle School Principal.  We wish our new building leaders much success in their new roles!

Students in the News: Athletic Milestones and Records!

Congratulations to senior student-athletes Julian Fleming, Gaige Garcia, Morgan Marks, and Maddie Wilcox who attained career milestones in recent athletic contests. Julian, who is the top-rated high school wide receiver in the country, broke two Pennsylvania football records in the Tigers contest against South Williamsport.

Tech Ed Display a Bloom Fair Winner!

Congratulations to teachers Andy Meyer and Jack Rarig, and their Tech Ed students, for winning the Outstanding Booth Display Award at the 2019 Bloomsburg Fair! Click this link to see a video of the winning display.

 

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Events

  • 18 oct
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    Elementary Spirit Day

    Fri, 10/18/2019 Wear something black and gold or a Southern Columbia article of clothing to show school pride and spirit!

  • 21 oct
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    Board of Education Meeting

    Mon, 10/21/2019 The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting for general purposes beginning at 7:00 PM in the District Office Conference Room.

  • 21 oct
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    Activities Committee Meeting

    Mon, 10/21/2019 The Activities Committee will meet this evening at 6:30 PM in the High School Office Conference Room. This is a public meeting.

  • 21 oct
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    Curriculum Committee Meeting

    Mon, 10/21/2019 The Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Committee will meet this evening beginning at  6:30 PM in the High School Library. This is a public meeting.

  • 25 oct
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    Veterans Day Invitation RSVPs Due Today

    Fri, 10/25/2019 Alumni and residents of the Southern Columbia Area School District who are veterans or currently serving in the military are invited to join SCA's students and staff in the High School's annual Veterans Day Assembly to be held Monday, November 11th in the High School auditorium. Our guests are invited to a luncheon at 12 noon to be followed by the assembly beginning at 1:15 p.m. If you plan on attending please complete the form below or call the High School Office at (570) 356-3450.

  • 01 nov
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    Alumni Career Day

    Fri, 11/01/2019 The District extends a warm welcome back to all returning alumni who will be participating in today's Alumni Career Day activities! 

  • 06 nov
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    Spanish National Honor Society Induction

    Wed, 11/06/2019 The Spanish National Honors Society Induction Ceremony will take place this evening at 7:00 PM in the High School Auditorium. Thirty-two students will be inducted.  All family and friends are invited to attend.     

  • 11 nov
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    Elementary Spirit Day

    Mon, 11/11/2019 Wear something red, white and/or blue in observance of Veterans Day.

  • 21 nov
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    4th Grade Field Trip

    Thu, 11/21/2019 Fourth Graders will be visiting the Whitaker Center.Please speak to your student's teacher about volunteer options.https://www.whitakercenter.org/

  • 25 nov
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    Parent Teacher Conferences

    Mon, 11/25/2019 This is a non-instructional day with no classes for students.  Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held according to pre-scheduled appointments.

  • 26 nov
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    Parent Teacher Conferences

    Tue, 11/26/2019 This is a non-instructional day with no classes for students.  Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held according to pre-scheduled appointments.

Special Features

The Take 5 to Save Lives program outlines 5 things that we can all do to work together to prevent suicide.The campaign encourages everyone to take five minutes out of their day to complete five prevention-focused action steps: 1. Learn the Signs: Take a few minutes to learn the warning signs of suicide. 2. Know How to Help- Know what to say and do if someone you know is struggling.3. Practice Self-Care- MLearn More

Online registration is now open for new students entering the Southern Columbia District.  Please use this link to begin the process, or choose the About SCA tab on our main webpage.  We encourLearn More

The PSSA Idol is one example of the enthusiasm Southern Columbia's students and staff have for learning! Click the play button to watch G.C.Learn More