Read Across America Celebrated at SCA

Read Across America was celebrated at Southern Columbia with a  variety of activities and events designed to make reading a fun experience. Read Across America Day is held annually to coincide with the March 2nd birthday of children's author Theodor Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss).

Lessons will Focus on "Bouncing Back"

Southern Columbia's students and staff, assisted by community volunteers, will focus on the character trait of resilience throughout the month of March. Lessons delivered through stories, activities and assemblies will teach this character trait while promoting the value of perseverance, grit, tenacity, resourcefulness, adaptability, flexibility, among others, in "bouncing back" from adverse times.

Limited Number of Seats Available

Tickets for Encore's production of Grease are selling fast with over 1,400 purchased thus far!  Limited numbers of seats for each show are available and can be viewed and purchased at this link.  The musical will be performed Friday March 15th through Sunday, March 17th with 7:00 PM performances on Friday and Satu

Class of 2019 Spaghetti Dinner and Chinese Auction Fundraiser

Come out and support the Senior Class.  They will be holding a Spaghetti Dinner and Chinese Auction fundraiser from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Jump Rope Challenge

G.C. Hartman Second and Fourth Grade students recently finished a jump rope unit in their Physical Education classes in which they learned "tons of cool jumps/tricks" and were given the opportunity to participate in a jump rope endurance challenge!  According to teacher Mrs.

Community Group Lauds FBLA Student

The Ralpho Township Business Association awarded Emma Steely, Class of 2019, FBLA Student of the Quarter at Southern Columbia High School.

Make your Kindergarten Registration Appointment Now!

Parents of incoming 2019-2020 Kindergarten students are encouraged to visit the Student Registration page (found under the About SCA tab) to begin the online portion of the registration process.  Once completed, a sit-down appointment at the G.C. Hartman Elementary Center can be scheduled. Beginning March 1st, please call (570) 356-3250 to schedule an appointment (after completing the online portion of the registration process). Appointments will be scheduled for the week of April 1-5. 

Library Club Literacy Night

To kick off Read Across America Week and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter, the Library Club is holding a Harry Potter-themed event on March 1st from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Elementary Gym. Participants will have the opportunity to circulate through ten different activity stations including Quidditch flying lessons, wand-making, sorting hat ceremony. . .and more! Tickets are $2.00 per student and can be purchased in the Elementary, Middle, or High School office ahead of the event. 

HART's Family Game Night

On Friday, February 22nd from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Elementary Gym, HART is holding a free family night event featuring Gamewright  board games, life-sized Candyland and Connect Four, and library mini golf! Fifty-percent (50%) of all proceeds from Gamewright games purchased during the event will benefit HART. Snacks, refreshments and spirit sticks are also available for sale.

Wrestlers Claim Silver Medal

While the team portion of their season did not end as they wanted, the Tiger Wrestling Team once again reached heights that few teams attain. Wrestling for the PIAA 2A Team Championship, the Tigers lost a hard-fought 31-23 match, giving the Wrestlers their second-consecutive PIAA Silver Medal.

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