MS Students Tackle Social Isolation

On February 10th, Southern Columbia Area's Middle School students in grades 5 to 7 will be participating in No One Eats Alone, a lunchtime school event that seeks to "reverse the trends of social isolation" by asking students to engage in a simple act of kindness at lunch – making sure that no one is eating alone and students are making an effort to eat with new classmates and peers.

New Curriculum Director Welcomed! Retiring Director Thanked!

Beginning Monday, January 23rd, the District will transition to a new Curriculum Director when long-time Southern Columbia Area educator Mrs. Brenda Monick passes the torch to Mrs. Stephanie Ziegmont, who had  previously served as Pottsville Area School District's  Director of Curriculum and Instruction. In welcoming Mrs. Ziegmont, we extend many thanks to Mrs. Monick, who since 1990, has provided Southern Columbia Area dedicated service as a teacher, K-6 Technology Coordinator, and Director of Curriculum.

Next Middle School Celebration Announced

The Middle School's SWPBIS leaders have announced that the school's next celebration will feature a Bottle Flip Tournament on Friday, February 3rd. The cost per participant is $5.00 with each grade limited to 25 participants each. Students must earn the celebration by meeting all grade level criteria by January 19, 2017. Anyone who practices during school is automatically not eligible to participate. The last day to sign up is January 20th. 

Competitive Cheer Team Wins District Gold!

The Southern Columbia Competitive Cheerleading Team won the District IV Championship held at Shamokin Area High School on Saturday, placing first in the Small Varsity class with a score of 214, the highest overall score of the ten teams competing.

SCA's Students, Educators and Parents Encouraged to Participate in National Study

Through January 27th, more than 400,000 K-12 students, educators and parents worldwide will complete the Speak Up 2016 online survey and share their ideas about education and technology with our national leaders.

FBLA has Historic Day at Regional Competition!

Southern Columbia's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter recorded two historic "firsts" at this year's Regional Leadership Conference and also saw sixteen of its members place in various business and business-related competitions held as part of the day-long conference.

SCA and MCA Teams Unite for Common Cause!

On Saturday, January 28th, the Boys and Girls JV and Varsity Basketball teams from Southern Columbia Area and Mount Carmel Area high schools, and their loyal fanbases, will join forces for a fifth time, in their annual, united fight against cancer fundraiser.  According to Mr.

Last Call for Updated Mailing Lists

The inaugural edition of the Southern Columbia Alumni Community's newsletter, Tiger Tidings, will be going to press soon, with mailings and general distribution expected to take place mid-to-late January. The Alumni Community is putting out a "last call" for updated mailing addresses and would be especially grateful for class reunion lists.

Wrestlers Emerge from Trojan Wars "with their Shields"!

Southern Columbia's Wrestling program put on an impressive display at the Trojan Wars Wrestling Tournament in Chambersburg as they left the competitive tournament with a Junior High team championship, a second place Varsity team finish, and six individual champions! The Trojan Wars Championship was the third for a SCA Junior High team.

Elementary Students Spread "Christmasy" Feeling

 
Over 80 G.C. Hartman Elementary students participated in an energetic and fun-filled performance of A Party in a Pear Tree to the delight of the several hundred family, friends, and staff members in attendance.The Third Grade Christmas musical, directed by Mrs.

Special Features

Congratulations to Southern Columbia Area High School on being named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School as an Exemplary High Performing School! Southern Columbia Area High SchoolLearn More

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