Pre-Schoolers can Tune-in to WVIA today at 10:00 AM to see some Familiar Faces!

Fri, 05/29/2020

Miss Sara and Ms. Joanna from the Pre-K Counts Program will be teaching a rhyming lesson on WVIA today at 10:00 a.m. Parents of Pre-K students are encouraged to tune-in to have their children see some familiar faces, and take advantage of this special lesson.  Thank you to Miss Sara, Ms. Joanna and WVIA for making this opportunity possible!

Freshman Wins Top Honor at CSIU High School Media Fair!

Freshman, Ryan Hricenak won 1st place in programming at the CSIU High School Media Fair.

SCA Goes Green for Children's Mental Health Awareness!

Students, staff and community members participated in the District's Green Out Day on May 7th for National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. There were various activities throughout the  week promoting mental health awareness and education, including video lessons from School Counselors and Teachers, decorating our local towns with green ribbon and of course, the green out day. Click here for a highlight video of the green out day.

Middle School Staff Promotes Children's Mental Health Awareness

The Middle School Staff and others show their support for Children's Mental Health Awareness in this video.  Thank you to all who participated and special thanks to Middle School Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Jessica Walters, for creating the video.

High School Art Students Boost Their Mental Health

High School Art Teacher, Mrs. Casie Baker, asked her high school Art students to create a drawing that displayed activities they do to boost their own mental health.  In honor of Children's Mental Health Awareness Day on May 7th, Mrs.

Tigers Care about Mental Health

The SCA Administrative Team has been meeting daily via Microsoft Teams since the implementation of COVID-19 social distancing restrictions.  During one of their recent virtual meetings, they took a few minutes to show their support for Children's Mental Health Awareness.   The Adiminstrative Team would like to remind you that if you are in need of additional resources, supports, or just someone to talk to during this time away from school, please visit the SCA S

Text Messaging is Coming via School Messenger - Opt-in Now!

The Southern Columbia Area School District will begin using text messaging as part of School Messenger broadcasts beginning June 15, 2020.  If you would like to receive text messages on your SMS text-capable device for future School Messenger broadcasts (after June 15th),  you may opt-in now by texting Y (or yes) to short code 67587, and ensuring that your SMS text-capable device number is on record with the School District in the Sapphire Portal.  Click here

Grab & Go Meals Available for Pickup Today

Fri, 05/01/2020

Grab & Go Meals are available for pickup today from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Catawissa Hose Co. #1, 400 South Street, Catawissa (rear of the building), All Home Days Community Park, 33 East Center Street, Elysburg; and the Locust Township Municipal Building, 1223 Numidia Drive, Catawissa. The meals are available for anyone age 18 or younger.

Virtual Activities Committee and Facilities/Finance Committee Meetings

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a virtual Activities Committee meeting on Monday, May 4, 2020, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  It will be immediately followed by a virtual  Facilities/Finance Committee meeting.  The public will have access to the virtual meetings through a live Facebook feed.  At the time of the meetings, please click on the Southern Columbia Area School District Facebook  page to access the meetings.  The Faciliteis/Fin

Virtual Activities Committee and Facilities/Finance Committee Meetings

Mon, 05/04/2020

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a special Activities Committee meeting virtually this evening at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting will be immediately followed by a virtual Facilities/Finance Committee meeting.  While the meetings will not physically be held on the District campus, the public will have access to join the meeting virtually through Facebook Live.   Instructions for connecting to the meetings will be posted in the "News and Announcements" section of the District home page.

Special Features

Southern Columbia is engaged in a yearlong initiative to Soar into Space in hopes of being chosen as a downlink site for a live feed emanating from the International Space Station. If chosen, students and staff will be afforeded the unique opportunity to speak with the astronauts currently on the space station sometime in spring 2020. To help the District's application stand out among the rest, Literacy Specialist Lindy Novak and Library Manager Amanda Noblit, have created a set activities and events.Learn More

The Take 5 to Save Lives program outlines 5 things that we can all do to work together to prevent suicide.The campaign encourages everyone to take five minutes out of their day to complete five prevention-focused action steps: 1. Learn the Signs: Take a few minutes to learn the warning signs of suicide. 2. Know How to Help- Know what to say and do if someone you know is struggling.3. Practice Self-Care- MLearn More