Southern Columbia Area School District

  • 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

  • Congratulations to the Tiger Football Team who built on their state record by winning their 9th PIAA Football Championship!

  • Congratulations to the Girls Soccer Team on winning the PIAA A Championship! This history-making feat marks the first time a Southern Columbia female interscholastic team has won a State title!

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News and Announcements

Two-Hour Delay Schedule

Thursday, February 21, 2019- Due to the wintry weather conditions, schools and offices will operate on a two-hour delay schedule today.

Library Club Literacy Night

To kick off Read Across America Week and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter, the Library Club is holding a Harry Potter-themed event on March 1st from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Elementary Gym. Participants will have the opportunity to circulate through ten different activity stations including Quidditch flying lessons, wand-making, sorting hat ceremony. . .and more! Tickets are $2.00 per student and can be purchased in the Elementary, Middle, or High School office ahead of the event. 

HART's Family Game Night

On Friday, February 22nd from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Elementary Gym, HART is holding a free family night event featuring Gamewright  board games, life-sized Candyland and Connect Four, and library mini golf! Fifty-percent (50%) of all proceeds from Gamewright games purchased during the event will benefit HART. Snacks, refreshments and spirit sticks are also available for sale.

Tickets for Grease Are Selling Fast!

Tickets for Encore's production of Grease are selling fast with over 1,200 purchased thus far!  Limited numbers of seats for each show are available and can be viewed and purchased at this link.  The musical will be performed Friday March 15th through Sunday, March 17th with 7:00 PM performances on Friday and Satu
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  • 21 feb

    Boys Basketball in District Playoff Action

    Thu, 02/21/2019 Good luck to the Boys Basketball Team in tonight's District IV 3A opening round playoff game against Mt. Carmel. The game will be played at Mt. Carmel Area High School with tip off at 7:00 PM.

  • 22 feb

    Wrestlers Advance to District Tournament

    Fri, 02/22/2019 Good luck to the Tiger Wrestlers who have advanced to the 2018-2019 District IV 2A Wrestling Tournament. The Tigers will be represented in all fourteen weight classes, a historic first for Southern Columbia and District IV! The matches begin this evening beginning at 5:00 PM and will continue through Saturday. All action will take place at Williamsport Area High School.

  • 01 mar
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  • 05 mar

    Future Careers Expo

    Tue, 03/05/2019 The 2019 Future Careers Expo sponsored by the The Foundation of the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce will be held on Tuesday, March 5 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Central Columbia High School.  Students and parents can register at The Foundation strives to bring together the schools of Columbia and Montour counties with regional businesses. 

  • 07 mar

    NHS Red Cross Blood Drive

    Thu, 03/07/2019 NHS will be sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive today in the Charles T. Nesbitt Gymnasium. If you are interested in donating, please follow these three steps: 1) Click this link to see SCA's sign up options on SignUp.com2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.3) Sign up! It's easy- you will not need to register an account or keep a password on 

  • 15 mar

    Grease Opens Tonight!

    Fri, 03/15/2019 The opening performance of Grease will take place this evening at 7:00 PM in the HS Auditorium.

  • 12 apr

    Pajama Day

    Fri, 04/12/2019

  • 16 apr

    2019 ELA PSSA Testing - Grades 3 to 8

    Tue, 04/16/2019 - Thu, 04/18/2019 ELA PSSA Testing will take place in the A.M. on April 16, 17 & 18 (1 section per day) for Grades 3rd to 8th

  • 23 apr

    2019 ELA PSSA Make-ups (grades 3 to 8)

    Tue, 04/23/2019 - Fri, 04/26/2019 Make-ups for ELA PSSA testing will take place on April 23rd through the 26th for grades 3 to 8

Special Features

An anonymous way for you to submit a tip to your school is now available. You do not need to share your name, phone number or anything unless you want to.  You can submit a tip three ways: online, by making a phone call, or by using the Safe2Say Something App. What types of things should you report? If it makes you uncomfortable, submit a tip.Learn More

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