District's Special Education Plan Receives PDE Approval

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has notified the District that its Special Education Plan for the July 1, 2018-June 30, 2021 cycle has been approved.  Every three years, Pennsylvania school districts study an

Camp to Explore Careers That Utilize STEAM Skills

Students entering grades 9-12 have an opportunity to earn $250 while exploring various local careers which utilize Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math by enrolling in Camp Steam, which will be based in the HS/MS Library, July 30th through August 9th.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

Congratulations are extended to the ninety-nine members of the Class of 2018 on reaching the important milestone of high school graduation!

Honor Grads Recognized

The Class of 2018 lived up to its reputation of being a class of high-achievers by sending thirty-one of its ninety-nine members to center stage at Commencement to be recognized as Honor Graduates. In order to attain this standing, students must complete ninth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade with a 95% or higher average.

Messages for Future Generations

Student artists Hannah BradleyRuss Gleeson, and Natalie Ring have created a mural that will surely make students reflect and ponder its meaning and connection to their own lives.

Popular Tournament Crowns Champion Picklers!

After months of competition, the 2018 Pickleball Tournament, culminated with the crowning of champions in three brackets, continuing a sixteen-year, student-favorite, tradition!  Beginning in March and continuing through May, this year's tourrnament attracted 175 students, competing in matches held after school, and during Activity Periods and study halls, The annual tournament sponsored by the District's Physical Edu

School Mural Inspires Adventure and Love of Learning!

The finishing touches on a new High School mural is taking place in between final exams and other end-of-the-year activities. The work, the creation of students in Mrs.

Civic Groups Assist Trauma Kit Initiative

The District's Safe Schools initiative to place trauma kits throughout its schools and offices, received another much-welcomed financial boost from community members, this time through the generosity of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Catawissa Post #8306 and the Catawissa Valley

Artwork to be Featured in CSIU Gallery

Congratulations to Morgan Cole, Class of 2019, and CeCe Cook, Class of 2018, who were selected to display their artwork in galleries created by the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU). The CSIU has set aside gallery spaces in its facilities to display artwork from students in its local school districts.

Ceremonies Bring Seniors One Step Closer to Graduation!

On May 30th, the Class of 2018, celebrated the pending close of their senior year by joining together in a student-organized Baccauleureate service, followed later that evening at the District's Annual Awards program which recognizes outstanding student achievement.

Special Features

All District offices are staffed throughout the summer should you need to contact your child's school. The offices are open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM and Fridays from 8:00 AM until 12 noon. Learn More

Wishing all students and staff a safe, happy, and much deserved summer break! Classes for the 2019-2019, school year, will begin Monday, August 27th. Until then, enjoy your vacation!Learn More

Southern Columbia Area School District's Special Education Plan was approved by the Board of Education on April 30, 2018, and has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for final review. Questions about the plan can be directed to Director of Special Education Jenn Snyder at jsnyder@scasd.us or (570) 356-3510.  Please click this link to review the Special Education Strategic Planning document.Learn More