Honor Society Inducts New Members

On November 16th, the Induction Ceremony of the Southern Columbia Area Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society and the National Honor Society was held, welcoming 60 inductees. Enrollment in the honor societies are reserved for select students who must meet rigorous standards.

PIAA Class AA District IV Champs!

Congratulations to the Tiger Football Team on their impressive 49-21 victory over South Williamsport High School. The victory allowed the Tigers to capture the 2016 PIAA Class AA District IV Championship giving them their 25th District IV title in the last 27 years.

Video Pays Homage to Service of Alumni

Sharing a video tribute to "Southern" graduates who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. The video was prepared by teacher Ms. Jen Stine and was presented at the High School's 2016 Veterans Day Assembly.

SCA Awarded Safe Schools and Farm to School Grants

Pennsylvania's Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera recently announced that $2.6.million in competitive grants have been awarded to 125 public school entities through the Safe Schools Targeted Grant program. Southern Columbia Area's grant application was among those selected for funding ($13,500) and will allow all School District employees to receive training designed to enhance anti-violence efforts and promote an environment of even greater productivity, safety, and learning.

SCA's Students and Staff Honor Our Nation's Veterans

On the days surrounding, and including Veterans Day 2016, Southern Columbia Area's students paid tribute to the nation's veterans and active military personnel with a variety of classroom and schoolwide activites celebrating the bravery, devotion,and gallantry of the men and women who served, and serve our nation, as a member of the armed forces.

High School Blue Ribbon Designation Now Official!

On November 8th, Southern Columbia Area High School was officially recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School during an awards presentation hosted by the United States Department of Education to honor excellence in education.

An Important Reminder for Seniors and their Parents/Guardians

Informal senior pictures and younger pictures are due by November 18, 2016, at the latest.  These optional submissions must be emailed to Mr. Mensch at rmensch@scasd.us.

Distinguished Alumnus Honored at Student Assembly

Eight alumni of "Southern Area" schools were recently recognized as Distinguished Alumnus in a ceremony held before the District's high school students and staff. Previously, the District recognized a single alumnus as part of its annual high school commencement exercise. Because of the many successes of its graduates, the award was expanded to include more recipients.

Bond Refinancing to Boost Technology Efforts

The District's recent refinancing of a 2011 bond has given it the opportunity to boost its technology infrastructure ensuring that it will be fully capable of supporting Southern Columbia Area's K-12 learning goals for many years to come. The bond refinancing has resulted in a $1.684 million payback to the District which is being reinvested back into its schools to improve learning, and the learning environment, for our students and staff.

SCA in the News: Blue Ribbon Award and Tiger Football Program Featured by Local Media

The Sunbury Daily Item recently published a story about "two public schools from the Susquehanna Valley" who "earned the prestigious National Blue Ribbon designation from the U.S.

Special Features

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