SCA Awarded a PDE Safe Schools Grant

The Southern Columbia Area School District has been awarded a Safe Schools Targeted Grant as announced by Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq. SCA received the maximum grant award of $25,000 and will use the funds for security enhancements in its school buildings. The goal of the competitive grant program is to prevent and reduce incidents of violence in schools.  "Pennsylvania's schools should be a safe haven for students, where their focus is on academics and reaching their highest potential," Dumaresq said.

Student Meal-Charging Guidelines Explained

While the U.S. Department of Agriculture does not require schools to serve unpaid meals, the Southern Columbia Area School District extends meal-charging as a courtesy to those students who forget or lose their lunch money. There are limits to this courtesy however, as the District must protect itself against those who take advantage of this well-intentioned act. When parents fail to pay for school meals, both the students and the School District are hurt.

SCA's Forensics Team to Compete in District Competition

On Saturday, February 22nd, thirteen Southern Columbia Area High School students will compete in a district speech and debate tournament hosted by Danville Area High School. The forensics tournament is slated to begin at 9:00 AM with the following students representing SCA: Adam Unger, Blair Johnston, Mary Scopelliti, Olivia Greene, Kathy Koschoff-Rapkin, Aiyona Hayman, Lena Becker, Matt Lupold, Sunny Sen, Tom Marinelli, Michael Willhoit, Emily Vitkauskus and Julia Mudrock.

Adjusted PSSA Testing Schedule

With the numerous snow days that we have had this school year, the state has adjusted the testing window for the upcoming Math, Reading, and Writing PSSAs.  Students in grades 3-8 will be administered the Reading and Math Assessment from April 1-4.  The Writing Assessment will be administered to students and grades 5 and 8 from April 8-10 and the Science Assessment will be administered to students in grades 4 and 8 from April 29-May 1.

Policy Committee mtg. 6:00 p.m.

Mon, 04/14/2014

The Board of Directors Policy Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the District Office conference room.  The public is welcome to attend.

School Board mtg 7:30 pm

Mon, 03/17/2014

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a meeting for general purposes in the High School Library at 7:30 p.m.  The public is welcome to attend.

School Board mtg 7:30 pm

Mon, 01/13/2014

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a meeting for general purposes in High School Library beginning at 7:30 p.m.  The public is welcome to attend.

Presidents' Day Observed

Snow Make-Up Day

Mon, 06/09/2014

This is a snow make-up day. Schools will be in session.

Snow Make-Up Day

Fri, 06/06/2014

This is a snow make-up day. Schools will be in session.

Special Features

Take a look back at the summer 2017 facility renovation projects and check on the progress of the Tiger Stadium project via Sway's storyline. Summer projects through August 27, 2017. Tiger Stadium- Start to Present (updated February 2, 2018)Learn More

Southern Columbia Area High School eaned 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 has been created and can be found by clicking on this link.Learn More