Columbia-Montour Area Vocational-Technical School Tour

Students in grade 8 will visit the CMAVTS on Thursday, January 23 from 9:00-11:00 am.   While at CMAVTS, students will have the opportunity to visit each of the vocational-technical  programs and speak with instructors and students.  This is a great opportunity for students to experience all that a vocational education has to offer.

SCAHS Theatre Arts Ensemble to Present Spoon River Anthology January 17-19

This coming weekend, the Southern Columbia Area High School Theatre Arts Ensemble will present Spoon River Anthology. According to Theatre Arts Ensemble Director Louise Baran, the play is based on a poetry collection of Edgar Lee Masters and built around the members of the mythical community of Spoon River.

Applications for BU's STEM Program Now Being Accepted

Southern Columbia Area High School students who will be Juniors during the 2014-2015, school year will have an opportunity to participate in Bloomsburg University’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Magnet Program.

Tech Ed (Wood Shop) & Weight Equipment Sale

Please click here to view the Technology Education and Weight Equipment that is up for sale.  Place your bid by January 7, 2014.

Two School Director Seats Still Open

If you are a resident of RalphoTownship (Region I), Catawissa Borough or Catawissa Township (Region II) and would like to serve your school district and community as a School Director, now is your opportunity to apply for one of the Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Director vacancies.  Please submit a letter of application and resume by January 2, 2014, to the following address:  Tresa Britch, Board Secretary, Southern Columbia Area School District, 800 Southern Drive, Catawissa, PA  17820

SCA to Participate in Weeklong Speak Up America 2013 Campaign

Throughout the week of December 16-20,  Southern Columbia Area's students, teachers, parents, administrators and community members will have the opportunity to participate in the annual Speak Up Survey, a national research project facilitied by Project TomorrowProject Tomorrow is a national education nonprofit organization whose goal

Harlem Wizards to Play at SCA on December 10th

Tuesday December 10th at 6:30 PM, the Boys and Girls Basketball Boosters will be hosting the Harlem Wizards in a game against local celebrities including: 

Salvation Army Food Drive Underway

The students and teachers of Southern Columbia Area's Career Development Program have been coordinating the District's participation in the local Salvation Army's 2013 Food Drive. The goal of this year's drive is to provide food to 800 local families, including more than 2000 children, who reside in either Southern Columbia's communities or in Shamokin or in Mt. Carmel. The Food Drive will conclude Friday, December December 6th. Students, staff and visitors can make donations at collection sites set up in each of the District's schools.

The items needed are:

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

Southern Columbia Area School District's Special Education Plan was approved by the Board of Education on April 30, 2018, and has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for final review. Questions about the plan can be directed to Director of Special Education Jenn Snyder at jsnyder@scasd.us or (570) 356-3510.  Please click this link to review the Special Education Strategic Planning document.Learn More