Ag Day 2018 Takes Students back to Community's Roots!

Ag Day 2018, the sequel to last year's first-ever event, was once again well-received by a school community eager to learn more about the

Foundation Awards Teacher Grants

The Southern Columbia Community Foundation helped celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day 2018 by awarding  $9,077.25 in grants to teacher applicants who submitted proposals in the inaugural year of the Teacher Grant Program.

American Legion Assists with Safe Schools Effort

Catawissa American Legion Post 541 recently donated $1,000 to support Southern Columbia Area's initiative to put trauma kits in each school building. The kits are intended for use in the immediate aftermath of a traumatic event such as an active shooter. The kits include gauze, compression bandages, tourniquets and other materials which can stop bleeding.

A Good Time was Had by All!

From all accounts, the 2018 Prom, sponsored by the Junior Class, was a fun, memorable event for the over 200 students in attendance. The dinner and dance held at Ponduce, was preceeded by the promenade which was highlighted by the crowning of the Royal Court!

Artists Garner Top Awards including Best in Show!

Senior CeCe Cook picked up this year’s Best in Show award at Packwood House Museum’s 40th annual Scholastic Arts Exhibit. The winning entry, entitled “Cubist Violin,” was entered in the Sculpture category.

History Comes Alive for MS Students

Spring Concerts Herald the Approaching Wrap Up of Another School Year!

 
The Spring Concert featuring the High School Band and Senior Chorus provided a highly-entertaining start to the annual spring concert series which features high school and middle school musicians. The Band was led by Instrumental Director Mr. Joel Thomas and the Chorus by Choral Director Mrs. Letha Stone.

Phys Ed Students Reach New Heights!

The Pennsylvania National Guard recently provided students a unique physical education opportunity by bringing a climbing wall to the District free of charge. The impressive 25-foot structure was transported to Southern Columbia by the PA Arny National Guard's Mobile Event Team (MET).

"Go Fish" Delights Audience!

Staff, family and friends were treated to an enjoyable performance of the musical, Go Fish, presented by Second Grade students under the direction of Music Teacher Mrs.

State and Local Police Aid Safe School Efforts

Wednesday, April 25, 2018- As part of the District’s continuing efforts to ensure that students attending Southern Columbia Area schools have a safe, drug free, and healthy environment in which to learn, the District, in cooperation with the Locust Township Police Department, Ralpho Township Police Department, Catawissa Borough Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police, conducted a drug search of our Middle School and High School using specially-trained dogs who are able to sniff out drugs.
 
It is the intention of School District offici

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