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

2020-2021 Budget Passed - Campus Reopened and Activities Resume

The Board of Directors approved the 2020-2021 General Operating Budget.  All District facility use, practices, programs, events and activities may now resume effective July 6, 2020.

Special Meetings Cancelled for the Remainder of the Week

The special Finance Committee and Board meetings scheduled for July 6 through 10 have been CANCELLED.

Sunday July 5, 2020 Comment/Question Form Link for Finance Committee and School Board Meeting

Please click here if you would like to submit a comment during the PUBLIC COMMENT portion of the Special Finance Committee meeting and/or the AGENDA HEARING PERIOD and/or the PUBLIC COMMENT portions of the July 5, 2020, Special Board meeting agenda (this link will be active from 4:30 PM through adjournment of the Special Board meeting).

Special Board & Committee Meetings to be held Virtually

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold the following meetings for general purposes, with the main focus being the 2020-2021 budget:

July 5, 2020 - Sunday

  • 5:00 PM - Finance Committee
  • 6:00 PM - School Board

July 6 through 10 -Monday-Friday

6:00 PM - Finance Committee followed by School Board

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  • 13 jul

    Facilities Committee Outdoor Tour

    Mon, 07/13/2020 The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors Facilities Committee will take an outdoor tour of District facilities during their meeting this evening at 6:00 p.m.  The tour will not be streamed on Facebook Live.

  • 13 jul

    Finance Committee Meeting

    Mon, 07/13/2020 The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors Finance Committee will meet this evening at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Library.  The public will have access to the meeting through Facebook Live .

  • 20 jul

    School Board meeting to be held Virtually

    Mon, 07/20/2020 The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a Board meeting for general purposes this evening at 6:00 p.m. virtually.  The public will have access to the virtual meeting through Facebook Live.

  • 31 jul

    SCA Prom

    Fri, 07/31/2020 Southern Columbia Area Jr/Sr Prom will be on Friday, July 31st begining at 7:00 PM at the Elysburg Fire Company.Tickets on sell at the high school office til Friday, July 10th.  

  • 24 sep

    Elementary Fall Portraits

    Thu, 09/24/2020 Elementary Fall Portraits

  • 05 nov

    Elementary Fall Portrait Retakes

    Thu, 11/05/2020 Elementary Fall Portrait retakes will take place on November 5th, 2020.

Special Features

Southern Columbia is engaged in a yearlong initiative to Soar into Space in hopes of being chosen as a downlink site for a live feed emanating from the International Space Station. If chosen, students and staff will be afforeded the unique opportunity to speak with the astronauts currently on the space station sometime in spring 2020. To help the District's application stand out among the rest, Literacy Specialist Lindy Novak and Library Manager Amanda Noblit, have created a set activities and events.Learn More

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