Grab & Go Meals Available for Pickup Today

Mon, 05/04/2020

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, 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.

April 20th School Board Meeting was held Virtually

In an effort to enforce social distancing and still conduct necessary business, the Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors held its April 20, 2020, School Board meeting virtually.  While members were not be physically on campus, they joined the meeting through Microsoft Teams.   The meeting was streamed on Facebook Live.  Click on Southern Columbia Area School District Facebook page to access a recording of the meeting.

2019-2020 School Year Calendar - Revision #4

The 4th (and hopefully final) revision to the 2019-2020 School Year Calendar was Board approved April 20th and has been posted on the District website.  The last Continuity of Education Day (last student day) is now May 22, 2020. Graduation plans are on hold until more information is provided by the State.

April 20th School Board Meeting to be Held Virtually

In an effort to enforce social distancing and still conduct necessary business, the Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold its April 20, 2020, School Board meeting virtually.  While members will not be physically on campus, they will join the meeting through Microsoft Teams.   The meeting will be streamed on Facebook Live.  Click on Southern Columbia Area School District Facebook page to access the meeting.

April 20th School Board Meeting to be Held Virtually

Mon, 04/20/2020

The Southern Columbia Area Board of Directors will hold a regularly scheduled meeting for general purposes this evening at 6:00 p.m.   This meeting will be held virtually.  While the meeting will not physically be held on the District campus, the public will have access to join the meeting virtually.  Instructions for connecting to the meeting will be posted in the "News and Announcements" section of the District home page.

Offices Are Now Open!

Electricity has been restored and all offices in the Southern Columbia Area School District are now open.  We apologize for any inconvenience during the closing.

Facilities\Finance Committee Meeting Ended due to Power Outage

The virtual Facilities/Finance Committee meeting which began this evening at 6:00 p.m ended unexpectedly due to a power outage.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

All public schools remain closed through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Just received official notice from Secretary of Education Rivera, he issued an order under  Act 13 of

Make-Up Day

Mon, 04/13/2020

Today is a make-up day and is now a Continuity of Education Day.

Free WiFi and Other Resources During Shut Down

Please click here for a list of free public WiFi in the area.  Need help in other areas?  Click here for a list of resources and ways to reach out for help.

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