Southern Columbia Area School District

  • 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

  • New Tiger logo designed by Madison Yocum, Class of 2015.

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News and Announcements

Welcome Back Students!

Hope you had a restful and fun-filled summer vacation! We're happy to have you back in school and we wish you a year filled with good grades, good memories, and many enriching learning experiences!  Make the 2016-2017 school year your best one yet! 

Online Payment for Meals Now Available!

Parents and guardians are now able to pay for their child's school meals online through

Kick-Off of 5K Run/Walk a Success!

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  • 29 aug

    New School Year Begins!

    Mon, 08/29/2016 Today is the first day of classes for the 2016-2017, school year! Welcome back students and staff and best wishes for a productive and successful school year!

  • 30 aug

    Middle School Open House

    Tue, 08/30/2016 Middle School Open House for grades 6 to 8 will be held this evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

  • 31 aug

    High School Open House

    Wed, 08/31/2016 High School parents/guardians are invited to an Open House from 6:00-8:00 PM. During this time you will have an opportunity to meet your child's teachers and to tour the facility.

  • 01 sep

    MS and HS Picture Day

    Thu, 09/01/2016 LifeTouch photographers will be on hand today to take student portraits of all Middle School and High School students.

  • 05 sep

    Labor Day Observed

    Mon, 09/05/2016 Schools and offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Classes will resume tomorrow.

  • 07 sep
  • 14 sep

    Two-Hour-Planned-Delay for Data Analysis

    Wed, 09/14/2016 Today all schools will operate on a planned, two-hour-delay schedule. While students will report to school later than normal, all staff will report at their regular time. The District's educators will use the two-hours to study and analyze student assessment data including PSSA and Keystone Exam results.

  • 24 sep

    My School Color Run to Benefit SCA's Schoolwide Positive Behavior Efforts!

    Sat, 09/24/2016 Southern Columbia Area's Schoolwide Positive Behavior Team is sponsoring a 5K Race and a 1.5. mile Fun Run with both events promoting and benefitting the District's schoolwide positive behavior efforts. The My School Color Run will include a timed 5k race and a 1.5 mile untimed  junior fun run. Participants can run, walk, and/or jog while raising funds for our school! The color run is open to all Southern Columbia Area supporters!

  • 28 sep
  • 29 sep

    In-Service Day

    Thu, 09/29/2016 Today is an in-service day for Southern Columbia Area's staff members. There is no school for students.

Special Features

Welcome back students, teachers, and staff!  Best wishes for a productive and successful school year!Learn More

Please click here to review the Middle School Dress Code which will be in effect for the 2016-2017, school year.Learn More