Southern Columbia Area School District

  • Photo captured by Miranda Gipple, Class of 2017 and used in the High School's Blue Ribbon application. Miranda's work shows the diversity of SCA's program of studies and the diverse interests of SCA's students!

  • Southern Columbia Area High School's Charles T. Nesbitt Gymnasium

  • Southern Columbia Area Middle School

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

  • District Office Entry

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News and Announcements

Determined Tigers Crowned State Champions!

Congratulations to the Tiger Football Team on capturing the 2017 PIAA 2A Championship! The State Championship capped a perfect 16-0 season for the workmanlikeTigers who dedicated their efforts to this feat.  The victory was the team's eighth state championship, building on their existing state record.

Middle School Ushers in Holiday Season!

Once again, the Middle School has helped usher in the spirit of the holiday season at SCA by hosting the Eleventh Annual Southern Columbia Community Christmas Dinner on December 1st and performing in the Music Department's Sounds of the Holidays C
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Events

  • 13 dec
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    HS Holiday Concert

    Wed, 12/13/2017 The annual High School Band and Chorus Holiday Concert will be held tonight beginning at 6:30 PM. The concerts will be performed in the High School Auditorium.

  • 21 dec
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    Application Deadline for School Board Vacancy

    Thu, 12/21/2017 Residents of the Southern Columbia Area School District who wish to apply for a vacant seat on the Board of Education can do so by submitting a letter of interest and resume to Tresa Britch, Board Secretary, by 4:00 PM today, which is the application deadline. The information can be e-mailed to tbritch@scasd.us or mailed/dropped off to the District Office located at 800 Southern Drive, Catawissa, Pa. 17820.

  • 21 dec
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    Third Grade Musical

    Thu, 12/21/2017 The Third Grade Musical will be performed this evening at 6:30 PM in the High School Auditorium.

  • 22 dec
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    Early Dismissal Today

    Fri, 12/22/2017 Students will be dismissed at 11:00 AM this morning marking the beginning of Winter Recess. Classes will resume Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

  • 02 jan
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    In-Service Day

    Tue, 01/02/2018 Today is a staff professional development day. There is no school for students. Classes will resume tomorrow, January 3rd.

  • 02 jan
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    Special Board Meeting followed by Committee Meetings

    Tue, 01/02/2018 A Special Meeting for General Purposes will be held this evening beginning at 6:00 PM, followed by the monthly Facilities and Finance Committee meetings. The meetings will be held in the District Office Conference Room. The public is welcome to attend.

  • 08 jan
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    Policy Committee to Meet

    Mon, 01/08/2018 The Policy Committee will meet this evening beginning at 6:00 PM in the District Office Conference Room. The public is invited to attend.

  • 10 jan
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    Lit Keystone Exams Begin Today

    Wed, 01/10/2018 The Winter Literature Keystone Exams will be administered today and tomorrow.

  • 15 jan
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    Curriculum Committee to Meet

    Mon, 01/15/2018 The Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Committee will meet this evening beginning at  6:30 PM in the District Office Conference Room. This is a public meeting.

Special Features

Parents and other school community members are encouraged to share their viewpoints about key educational issues, particularly those concerning digital learning and the use of technology to support future ready schools, by participating in the Speak Up Project for Digital Learning, facilitated by Project Tomorrow.  The annual national research project gives education stakeholders the opportunity to ensure their voice is heard not only at Southern Columbia, but at the state and national level as findings are summarized aLearn More

Take a look back at the summer 2017 facility renovation projects and check on the progress of the Tiger Stadium project via Sway's storyline. Summer projects through August 27, 2017. Tiger Stadium- Start to PresentBefore and After PicturesLearn More

Southern Columbia Area High School eaned lifetime status as National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary High Performing School. Click the links below to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More