Tigers Voted Best Football Program in PA!

The storied Southern Columbia Area Football Program has received some much-deserved recognition by being voted the Best Football Program in Pennsylvania in a contest sponsored by USA Today. The Tigers will now advance to the Regional Round of this contest. The Regional Round will begin at noon on November 20th and will end at 2 PM on December 1st.

POD Students Benefit from Financial Literacy Program

First Columbia Bank recently announced that they certified 157 students in financial literacy during the 2013-2014, school year, through the First Columbia Bank Financial Scholars Program.

District Awarded a PDE School Police Officer Grant

The Southern Columbia Area School District was among 114 Pennsylvania schools awarded a 2014-2015, Pennsylvania Department of Education Safe Schools Grant.  The grant program was created last year, and allows schools and municipalities to receive funding through the Department of Education to cover the cost of hiring a school resource officer or school police officer.

Tigers Football Team Nominated for Best Football Program Contest!

The Southern Columbia Area Football Team has been nominated by USA TODAY to compete in the newspaper's 2014 Best Football Program contest. There will be three rounds of voting by the public to determine the ten best football programs in the nation. The athletic department of the winning school will receive $1,000. Second place will receive $500 and third place will receive $250.

Eighth Annual Southern Columbia Christmas Dinner

The Eighth Annual Southern Columbia Area Christmas Dinner for senior citizens will be held on Thursday, December 4, 2014, in the HS/MS Cafeteria. The annual dinner is sponsored by the students and staff of the Middle School and is open to all District residents who are 55 years of age and older. There is no cost to attend, but seating is limited to 150 guests.

School Performance Profile Scores Released

Earlier today, the Pennsylvania Department of Education publicly released the School Performance Profiles for the 2013-14, school year. All Southern Columbia Area schools did well with each scoring well above 70, the score PDE considers to be satisfactory. In a news release, acting education secretary Carolyn Dumaresq said that 72 percent of public school buildings earned a score of 70 or higher, the same percentage as in 2012-13. That equals 2,134 schools of 2,947 for which there are profiles. G.C.

Draft Comprehensive Plan and AFR Available for Review

Recently, two important documents were uploaded to the District's website- the draft version of the Comprehensive Plan and the Annual Financial Report which has been submitted to PDE.

Parents Encouraged to Participate in Annual Survey

Southern Columbia Area parents and guardians are invited to share their ideas about the use of technology for learning by participating in the annual Speak Up survey sponsored by Project Tomorrow.

Veterans Day Invitation Extended to SCA Alumni and Residents who are Veterans or Active Military

The Southern Columbia Area High School will hold its annual Veterans Day Assembly on Tuesday, November 11th in the High School Auditorium.  As is tradition, any alumnus and/or resident of the Southern Columbia Area School District who is a veteran or  who currently is serving in the military, is invited to attend a luncheon of appreciation and the Veteran's Day Assembly. All guests will be recognized at the assembly. The assembly will be held at 1:15 PM, preceded by the luncheon at 12:00 noon.  The luncheon will be held in the lobby of the Charles T.

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 2018-2019, school year, will begin Monday, August 27th. Until then, enjoy your vacation!Learn More