Board of Education News

Congratulations are extended to Thomas Reich who was recently appointed to fill the vacant Region I (Ralpho Township) seat on the Southern Columbia Area Board of Education.   With Mr. Reich's appointment, SCA's Board now consists of eight members. One Region II seat is still available. If you are a resident of Catawissa Borough or Catawissa Township and have a desire to serve as a school director, please contact Board Secretary Tresa Britch (tbritch@scasd.us) or Superintendent Paul Caputo (pcaputo@scasd.us).

Southern Students to be Featured on WVIA-TV

Emily Vitkauskas, Class of 2014 and Tony Rodriguez, Class of 2015 will be featured on WVIA-TV's Artist of the Week program during the Week of January 26-February 1st. The show is designed to call attention to high school students who have excelled in the study of the arts. You can view the talented students and their work by tuning in to WVIA-TV next week or by visiting the Artist of the Week website.

Technology Education and Weight Equipment up for Bid

SOUTHERN COLUMBIA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is accepting sealed bids for the sale/disposal of equipment. Photos and additional information are available on the Business Office webpage under the Items for Bid Specs and Disposals link.   Sealed bids should be clearly marked “Equipment SaleItem # & Name."   All sealed bids must be received by 1:00 p.m. February 3, 2014.  No phone or e-mail bids accepted.

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: 

Special Features

Southern Columbia Area High School earned lifetime status as National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary High Performing School. Click the links below to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More

An information and resource page pertaining to issues which influence the school budgeting process can be found by clicking on this link.Learn More