Board of Directors mtg 7:30 PM

Mon, 10/13/2014

The Southern Columbia Area School District  Board of Directors will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the High School Library.  This is a public meeting.

No School on Columbus Day

Mon, 10/13/2014

There will be no school for students on Columbus Day. The District's teachers will be engaged in in-service and professional development activities that day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, October 14th.

Students Produce Video for Grant Wrap-Up

HS Marching Band Performs at PSU's Band Jam!

Fresh Food of the Month Initiative Returns September 24th

Southern Columbia Area School District will provide its students with local food from area farms as part of the National Farm to School program. Once a month, beginning Wednesday, September 24th, the school cafeteria will offer fresh produce from local farms. The Farm to School program connects school districts and local farms to serve healthy meals in the cafeteria, improve student nutrition, and support local farmers.

New Middle School Principal Named!

Congratulations are extended to Mr. William Callahan who was appointed as Middle School Principal at the September 15th Board of Education meeting. Mr. Callahan is presently an Assistant Middle School/High School Principal with the Shamokin Area School District, serving in that role since 2004. Mr. Callahan's staff at Shamokin Area describe him as "firm but fair" and as someone "who listens to and respects other's voices and opinions."  He is also recognized as an "administrator who can connect with students." Mr.

Facilities/Finance Committee mtg

Mon, 10/06/2014

The Board of Directors Facilities/Finance Committee will meet immediately following the special Board meeting, which is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.   This is a public meeting.

Special School Board mtg 6:00 PM

Mon, 10/06/2014

The Board of Directors will hold a special meeting for general purposes at 6:00 p.m. in the District Office conference room.   This is a public meeting. 

Remembering the Lessons of 9/11

Today we pause to remember the 2,977 people who perished in the horrific terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The victims included heroic Americans- firemen, policemen, and other first responders, as well as private citizens- who rushed into dangerous situations to aid those who were endangered by the attacks. September 11th is a day that forever changed the United States.

School Board mtg 7:30 PM

Mon, 09/15/2014

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the High School Library.  This is a public meeting.

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