Swimmers Capture Bronze Medal

Jacob Ryan, swimming for Bloomsburg Area High School, was a member of the 200 Yard Medley Relay team which captured the bronze medal in this year's Class AA Swimming and Diving Championships. Jacob was also a member of the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay team which finished sixth in the state. The Southern swimmer also made his mark in individual competition, finishing 30th in the 100 Yard Backstroke preliminaries. Congratulations to Jacob and his BAHS teammates, for their fine showing at States!

Middle School Students Excel in STEM Challenge

Southern Columbia Area Middle School captured the top two prizes in the Grades 6-8 Division of the inaugural Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit K'Nex STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Design Challenges.

Food of the Month Initiative Off to a Great Start!

As part of an initiative to promote wellness and Farm to School partnerships, Southern Columbia Area High School and Middle School students will have access to locally grown food, served once a month at lunchtime. The first  Food of the Month Day was held on Wednesday, March 12th and proved to be a hit with the students.

Nominations for Distinguished Alumnus Will Close March 21st

The Southern Columbia Area School District will be accepting nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award until March 21, 2014. The Distinguished Alumnus should be someone who has gone on to achieve success in their field of endeavor and/or has had a positive influence on the students and community of the Southern Columbia Area. Graduates of Southern Columbia Area High School or any high school that formed the Southern Columbia Area School District are eligible to be nominated.

Tickets for HS Musical Now on Sale!

The High School Music Department and Encore have announced that tickets for this year's musical, Into the Woods, are now on sale. Performance dates are Friday, March 21st at 7:00 PM, Saturday , March 22nd at 7:00 PM and Sunday, March 23rd at 2:00 PM.

Southern Swimmer Headed to States

Later this week the 2013-2014 PIAA Swimming and Diving Championships will get underway. This event is noteworthy to Southern Columbia Area because one of its own, High School junior Jacob Ryan, will be among those student-athletes who have earned a trip to the swimming and diving championships. Through a cooperative agreement with the Bloomsburg Area School District, Jacob has competed throughout the winter sports season as a member of the Bloomsburg Area H.S. Boys Varsity Swimming Team.

Wrestlers Win Silver Medals at State Tournament

Congratulations are extended to Kent Lane (junior, 138), Todd Lane (freshman, 120) and Blake Marks (sophomore, 152) who all won silver medals at the 2013-2014 PIAA Class AA State Wrestling Championship.  The students and their coaches represented Southern Columbia Area extremely well and are to be commended for their outstanding accomplishment!  Wrestling great Dan Gable once stated, “More enduring than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride.

Wrestlers Earn Trip to States

Congratulations are extended to Kent Lane (138), Todd Lane (120) and Blake Marks (152) who are headed to the Giant Center in Hershey to compete in this year's PIAA Class AA State Wrestling Championship.  The three student-athletes have enjoyed successful seasons winning a combined 91 out of 101 matches heading into the championships. We wish the boys good luck and continued success at states! The first matches begin Thursday, March 6th at 9:00 AM and continue into Saturday night.

SCA Awarded a PDE Safe Schools Grant

The Southern Columbia Area School District has been awarded a Safe Schools Targeted Grant as announced by Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq. SCA received the maximum grant award of $25,000 and will use the funds for security enhancements in its school buildings. The goal of the competitive grant program is to prevent and reduce incidents of violence in schools.  "Pennsylvania's schools should be a safe haven for students, where their focus is on academics and reaching their highest potential," Dumaresq said.

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. Please note, because of HVAC and window renovations taking place at G.C. Hartman Elementary, the District Office has relocated to the HS Library, while the Elementary Office has relocated to the Middle School Office. All District and Elementary Office staff can reached at their existing phone extension and e-mail.Learn More

Wishing all students and staff a safe, happy, and much deserved summer break! Classes for the 2017-2018, school year, will begin Monday, August 28th. Until then, enjoy your vacation!Learn More

Congratulations to Southern Columbia Area High School on being named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School as an Exemplary High Performing School! Southern Columbia Area High SchoolLearn More