Public Comment Form for the August 3rd Board of Directors Meetings

The Board of Directors will hold a Policy Committee at 5:00 p.m.

Text Messaging is Coming via School Messenger August 14, 2020 - Opt-in Now!

Southern Columbia Area School District will begin using text messaging as part of its communication with parents and students through School Messenger and the School Messenger app beginning August 14, 2020. (Download the School Messenger app and access an informational video on your mobile device here.)  In order to receive text messages from your teachers, coaches and for general School Messenger broadcasts (emergency closings, delays, events, general announcements, etc.), your mobile phone nu

SCA Back to School Fact Sheet Video

Superintendent Mr. Becker reviews everything you need to know about coming back to school in the Fall of 2020.  Please click here for the video.

What is SoCo Cyber?

What is SoCo Cyber?

This video shares a brief overview of the SoCo Cyber option available to students for the upcoming school year.  The SoCo Cyber option give the student a 100% self-paced, independent, at home, on your own, self-scheduled option typical of cyber schools.  The Cyber option will use Edgenuity as the platform for learning.  Teachers from either Edgenuity (k-5) or SCA (6-12) will monitor student progress and grades.

Please click here for the video.

What is SoCo Live?

What is SoCo Live?

Updated Parent Survey: Educational Program Options & Extended Drop-off & Pick-up Times

Because of the new direction regarding the school reopening plan, we are asking parents to login to the 

Notice of Travel Advisory to a PA Department of Health COVID-19 Hot Spot

All staff and students need to be aware of the possibility of needing to quarantine for 14 days upon return if you decide to travel to one of the PA Department of Health COVID-19 hot spots.  We know the order is a recommendation, but the District will err on the side of safety and caution.

Virtual Meetings for the Month of August

 

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold the following virtual meetings in August, 2020:

Monday, August 3

  • 5:00 PM - Policy Committee meeting
  • 6:00 PM - Special Board mtg. for general purposes immediately followed by Facilities/Finance Committee mtg.

Monday, August 17

**SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY**

 Letters of application are being accepted from residents of the Southern Columbia Area School District to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors.  Please submit letter of application and resume to Tresa Britch, Board Secretary, Southern Columbia Area SD, 800 Southern Dr.

Monday July 20, 2020 Comment/Question Form for School Board Meeting

Please click here if you would like to submit a comment during the AGENDA HEARING PERIOD and/or PUBLIC COMMENT portions of the July 20th, 2020 School Board Meeting.  The link will become active at 5:30 PM and be closed at the adjournment of the School Board Meeting.

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