Students in the News

Middle School student Ryter McCoog had a "voice at the table" during this past weekend's National School Boards Association National Conference held in Philadelphia. Ryter was a panelist in a workshop session entitled, Student Voices: How 6th Graders Define Digital Learning. Another Middle School student making the news is Michaela Williams.

SCA Participates in National Study

Southern Columbia is participating in a national study which seeks to determine the impact of large text print materials on student reading efficacy, enagement and academic outcomes. The study is being conducted by Project Tomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization, in collaboration with Thorndike Press, a publisher of large print text print titles for education.

Wellness Initiative Features Local Food Product

Southern Columbia's March Wellness initiative featured pierogies, using the food item to teach the importance of eating a balanced diet (including vegetables, fruits, proteins, and carbs) as one of the keys to maintaining good health. All District students were served two, whole grain American cheese and potato pierogies during lunch periods.

College Musicians' Tour Stops at SCA

Shippensburg University's Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band visited with Southern Columbia musicians as part of the University's annual tour that leads nearly 300 SU students and faculty members to perform for local audiences as well as throughout the United States and abroad. The visit was arranged by teachers Mr. Joel Thomas and Mrs.

Authors to Help Teach Resilience

The authors of Courageous Cole: The Life of a Special Needs Dog will visit G.C. Hartman Elementary on March 29, to help teach students the power of perseverance and resilience. Co-authored by the husband and wife team of Steve and Beverly Klinger, Courageous Cole is a story about a dog who was born with a disability.

Mega Force Delivers Powerful Lessons

Steve Carrier will bring his Mega Force program to Southern Columbia Area on Friday, March 22nd to encourage students to make right choices, and to be a 'Dream Maker, not a Dream Breaker!' Steve travels throughout the world and will speak to over half­ a million students this year alone! His program calls for him to demonstrate feats of strength while conveying important life lessons to audience members.

Grease Rocks SCA with Outstanding Production

Congratulations to Mrs. Letha Stone, the Music Department, and the cast and crew of Encore for their "gangbusters" performance of Grease! The energetic and talented high school musical troupe provided an entertaining, fun-filled look at the trials and tribulation of teenage life as experienced by the seniors of Rydell High's Class of 1959.

Students Perform in Region Band

Congratulations to Nathan Hunsinger and Emma Rosko who were selected to represent Southern Columbia Area at the 2019 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region Band Festival held at Lewisburg Area High School. Emma placed 2nd on Cornet III and Nathan placed 1st on Tuba. Nathan earned an opportunity to be a part of the PMEA All-State Concert Band.

Wrestlers Cap Remarkable Season!

Southern Columbia Area's Wrestlers capped a remarkable season with an extraordinary showing at the PIAA 2A Individual Wrestling Championships that was highlighted by individual and team accomplishments!

3rd Grade Artists Spread Sunshine!

Mrs. Tia Brown's Third Grade Art Students recently created artwork that surely will lift spirits! Pictured are examples of the students' artistry that signal the approach of Spring and the promise of brigher days ahead! 

Special Features

Classes for the 2019-2020, school year, will begin Tuesday, August 27th. Best wishes for a successful school year!Learn More

Online registration is now open for new students entering the Southern Columbia District.  Please use this link to begin the process, or choose the About SCA tab on our main webpage.  We encourLearn More

The 2019 PSSA Idol video has been posted! Click the play button to watch G.C. Hartman's dedicated staff inspire and dazzle the school's third and fourth grade students in this year's show. The PSSA Idol show has become a G.C.Learn More