Appointments for Sports Physicals Now Being Scheduled

Appointments for 2014-2015, sports physicals are now being scheduled. Physicals are by appointment only and will be held on Friday, June 6th from 3:45 until 8:00 PM in the High School training room.  Athletic Trainer Katie Fisher has created a Google form which will allow for online scheduling. Parents can also schedule an appointment by calling Mrs. Fisher at (570) 356-3529 or by e-mailing her at kfisher@scasd.us.

Green Living

As part of their environmental unit, students in grade 5 will be undertaking a unique recycling effort.  In an attempt to better understand "Green Living," we should better understand the recycling loop.  While it is extremely important to recycle, it is equally important to use and purchase products made from recycled materials.  Students will be collecting plastic to recycle with a Vermont company  that creates reusable shopping bags.

FBLA Wins Big at State Competition: 7 Students Advance to Nationals

Southern Columbia Area High School made an exceptional showing at the 2014 Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference held in Hershey last week with seventeen students placing in the top ten in the state! Seven of these students have also qualified for national competition! "We are full of SoCo pride!" stated FBLA Advisor Lori Shively.  This year's performance is one of the strongest on record for Southern's FLBA chapter.

The True Facts About College Recruiting

On Monday, April 21st, the Southern Columbia Area Athletic Department will present a 60-minute workshop entitled "The Realities of College Recruiting." It will be presented by Jack Renkens, a former college coach and recruiting expert. The program is free and open to the public. It will be held in the Southern Columbia Area High School Auditorium beginning at 7:00 PM.

Students to Compete in State Speech Tournament

Southern Columbia Area High School's Forensics Team will be represented by Thomas Marinelli (11th grade), Sami Abdul (10th grade) and Adam Unger (10th grade) at the Pennsylvania High School Speech League State Championship Tournament to be held at Susquehanna University in Selingsgrove this Friday and Saturday. The students will be competing in the following events:

Computer Fair Contestants Garner Awards

Congratulations are extended to sophomores Aiyona Hayman, Francesca Schu, and Amara Nazario for their first place finish in the Digital Movie category at the Regional Computer Fair hosted by the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit. They will now move on to the state competition at Dickenson College. According to Bill Herald, CSIU’s Technical Support and SQA manager, computer fairs take place in each intermediate unit in the state.

Drug Awareness Poster Contest Winners Announced

 

Congratulations to the following budding artists who were named winners in the Drug Awareness Poster Contest!:

Verizon.net Customers Unable to Receive SCA e-Mails

If you are a Verizon.net customer, please be advised that e-mails emanating from the Southern Columbia Area School District are not being delivered to your Verizon inbox. The District can receive e-mails from Verizon.net accounts however responses or new messages sent to those accounts are being returned to the District as undeliverable. Verizon's technical support can only troubleshoot issues reported by Verizon account holders.

Hunter Safety Course

The PA Game Commission will offer a Hunter Safety Course on May 6 and May 8 from 3:15 pm to 6:30 pm in the large group area of G.C. Hartman Elementary.   Participants must turn 11 years old by the last day of the course and attend both sessions.  Registration must be completed online at www.pgc.state.pa.us.  

Leaders Prepare for Wednesday's Town Hall Meeting

On Monday, G.C. Hartman Elementary was the setting for a Media Day Rountable Discussion of key topics that will be presented at the Drug Awareness Town Hall Meeting to be held on Wednesday, March 26th. The Media Day discussion was moderated by State Representative Kurt Masser and was attended by representatives from law enforcement, the judicial system, and various county-level offices.

Special Features

Parents and other school community members are encouraged to share their viewpoints about key educational issues, particularly those concerning digital learning and the use of technology to support future ready schools, by participating in the Speak Up Project for Digital Learning, facilitated by Project Tomorrow.  The annual national research project gives education stakeholders the opportunity to ensure their voice is heard not only at Southern Columbia, but at the state and national level as findings are summarized aLearn 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 PresentBefore and After PicturesLearn 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