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

Track Athletes Advance to State Meet

Southern Columbia's Track and Field teams made impressive showings at the District 4 Meet in Williamsport with the Boys team finishing third out of twenty teams and the Girls tenth in a field of twenty-four.

Students Explore Nature's Classroom

Southern Columbia’s First Grade students traveled to the District’s Nature Trail to engage in a variety of lessons which taught them basic concepts of ecology while gaining an appreciation of the flora and fauna of the area.

Book Fair Gets "Dino-mite" Results!

In an effort to ensure every student went home with at least one book, G.C. Hartman’s BOGO "Dino-mite" Scholastic Book Fair featured a coin challenge to support this cause.

SCA Unites to Erase Stigma of Mental Illness

On May 9th, Southern Columbia was awash in green as the school community united to stage a Green Out Day to promote mental health awareness.
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Events

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    SOCO Kids Coding Camp

    Mon, 05/20/2019 Registration for the SOCO Kids Coding Camp will begin today. The summer camp is open to rising 2nd through 6th grade students and will be held July 9-11 and July 16-18. Our coders will have an opportunity to build codes and create animations and games as well as program different kinds of robots and drones. No previous experience is necessary to participate! 

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    SPRING KEYSTONE EXAMS - LITERATURE

    Mon, 05/20/2019 - Tue, 05/21/2019 The Spring Keystone LITERATURE Exam will take place on May 20th & 21ST. The administration is for students who did not achieve a proficient level or higher in their previous Literature tests. The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education designed to assess proficiency in the subject areas of Algebra 1, Literature and Biology.

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    Board of Education Meeting

    Mon, 05/20/2019 The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting for general purposes beginning at 7:00 PM in the High School Library.

  • 20 may
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    Activities Committee Meeting

    Mon, 05/20/2019 The Activities Committee will meet this evening at 6:00 PM in the High School Office Conference Room. This is a public meeting.

  • 20 may
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    Curriculum Committee Meeting

    Mon, 05/20/2019 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.

  • 21 may
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    Primary Elections Today

    Tue, 05/21/2019 Pennsylvania's primary elections to select candidates for November's municipal and school board elections will take place today.

  • 22 may
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    3rd Grade Field Trip

    Wed, 05/22/2019

  • 23 may
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    Elementary Musical

    Thu, 05/23/2019 The Elementary Musical  will be performed this evening in the HS Auditorium beginning at 6:30 PM.

  • 28 may
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    Middle School Musical

    Tue, 05/28/2019 The Middle School Musical "S'Cool" will be performed this evening at 6:30 PM in the HS Auditorium. 

  • 10 jun
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    Knoebel's Field Trip

    Mon, 06/10/2019

  • 11 jun
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    Last Day of School

    Tue, 06/11/2019 Today is the last day of school for the 2018-2019 school year. All students will be dismissed at 10:30 AM. Transportation will be provided. 

  • 11 jun
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    Class of 2019 Commencement

    Tue, 06/11/2019 The Graduation Ceremony for Southern Columbia Area High School's Class of 2019 will take place this evening at 6:00 PM in Mitrani Hall of the Haas Center for the Arts, located on the campus of Bloomsburg University. 

Special Features

The following information was written by the Society for Prevention of Teen Suicide and is endorsed by the School District. Click to download a PDF Handout version of this resource. When your child’s life is touched by the suicide of a peer or a friend, you may find yourseLearn More

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