School Board News

The Board of Education welcomed back a former director and bid farewell to another at a special meeting for general purposes held on January 2nd. It also set a new meeting start time, 7:00 PM, for all regular meetings beginning Monday, January 8th.

Foundation Announces Teacher Grant Program

The Southern Columbia Community Foundation recently announced the launch of a Teacher Grant program whose intent is "to uphold educational excellence in Southern Columbia Area public schools by promoting innovative opportunities that inspire students." The Teacher Grant program will fund as many a five proposals in this grant cycle, with awards of $200-$1,000 possible. Teachers are invited to submit an application through February 28, 2018, with awards announced on Teacher Appreciation Day (May 8th).

Two-Hour Delay for Data Analysis

Wed, 01/31/2018

Today all schools will operate on a planned, two-hour-delay schedule. While students will report to school later than normal, all staff will report at their regular time. The District's educators will use the two-hours to study and analyze student assessment data including PSSA and Keystone Exam results.

Seniors Express Sentiment of Gratitude!

Classes Resume Today!

Wed, 01/03/2018

We hope you had an enjoyable winter break. Welcome back students and staff! Best wishes for a happy, healthy, and successful new year!

Happy New Year!

Mon, 01/01/2018

Wishing you a very happy and healthy 2018, filled with much success!

Schools and Offices Are Closed for Winter Recess

Fri, 12/29/2017

Schools and offices will be closed Christmas Day through New Year's Day. Enjoy a safe, fun-filled holiday break! Offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 while classes will resume on Wednesday, January 3rd.

Merry Christmas!

Mon, 12/25/2017

Wishing you peace, good will, and happiness during this holiday season and always. 

Speak Up Survey to be Administered this Week

Wed, 01/17/2018

The 2017 Project Tomorrow Speak Up Survey will be administered in all schools this week. The survey will be open to the public until January 26th, Click this link for a "sneak peak" at preliminary results received from early responses to this year's survey. Click here to participate and provide your input!

Board of Ed to Meet

Mon, 01/15/2018

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting for general purposes beginning at 7:00 PM in the District Office Conference Room. The public is welcome to attend.

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