Grapplers Pay Tribute to Tiger Legend

On January 29th, Southern Columbia's Wrestling program honored the late Jim “Steck” Williams for his decades of service and support of the team. An ardent supporter of Southern Columbia and all area students, Mr. Williams was a fixture at local sporting events, cheering on and providing encouragement to student-athletes. "Stecky" served SCA's Wrestling program as scorekeeper for 35 years.

HART Promotes STEM Education

STEM education in the District recently received a booster thanks to the efforts of HART volunteers who sponsored a STEM Family Fun Night. The event, open to students of G. C. Hartman Elementary School and their families, provided opportunities to engage in a variety of interactive science activities, including stations on making hovercrafts, building bridges, and codemaking.

Students Accept MS Science Challenge

Inspired by Science lessons taught in Mr. Anthony Pecora's classroom, several teams of Southern Columbia Middle School students entered the Children's Museum Science Fair, earning prizes awarded to the top three projects in each grade, grades 4-8.

European Trip Planned for 2019

As has been the case for the past 12 years, Southern Columbia Area teacher Mrs. Lauren Day is organizing an overseas trip for students and adults. This trip will take place during the summer of 2019 and will feature visits to Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. Its itinery can be found at this link. The 15-day tour of Europe is not exclusive to Southern students and adults meaning those enrolled in other schools or living in other school districts can attend.

Cheer Team Prepares for State Competition!

Southern Columbia's Competitive Cheer Team, coached by Kenda Roth, will be headed to Hershey's Giant Center, January 19-20, to compete in the PIAA Compeititve Spirit Championship. The squad earned the right to compete in the Small Varsity Division Championship (teams with 15 or fewer cheerleaders), after capturing that division's District IV title.

SCA Hosts Middle School County Chorus

The Columbia-Montour 2018 Middle School County Chorus, hosted by Southern Columbia, received rave reviews from an appreciate audience which filled the auditorium to capacity.

FBLA Members Qualify for States

Southern Columbia's FBLA chapter enjoyed a banner day at the Regional Leadership Conference, registering an unprecendented eleven first place finishes, and sending twenty-seven students onto State Competition. "Our Region consists of seventeen area schools, so to have this many winners is really a salute to all of our great teachers!" exclaimed advisor Mrs.

School Board News

The Board of Education welcomed back a former director and bid farewell to another at a special meeting for general purposes held on January 2nd. It also set a new meeting start time, 7:00 PM, for all regular meetings beginning Monday, January 8th.

Foundation Announces Teacher Grant Program

The Southern Columbia Community Foundation recently announced the launch of a Teacher Grant program whose intent is "to uphold educational excellence in Southern Columbia Area public schools by promoting innovative opportunities that inspire students." The Teacher Grant program will fund as many a five proposals in this grant cycle, with awards of $200-$1,000 possible. Teachers are invited to submit an application through February 28, 2018, with awards announced on Teacher Appreciation Day (May 8th).

Special Features

Southern Columbia Area School District's draft Special Education Plan is now posted and available for public review. Comments and questions should 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

Take a look back at the summer 2017 facility renovation projects and check on the progress of the Tiger Stadium project via Sway's storyline. Summer projects through August 27, 2017. Tiger Stadium- Start to Present (updated February 2, 2018)Learn More

Southern Columbia Area High School eaned lifetime status as National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary High Performing School. Click the links below to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More