Catawissa Police and Firemen Hold Charity Event

Sun, 05/21/2017

The Second Annual Catawissa Charity Softball game sponsored by the Catawissa Police Officers Benevolent Association and Catawissa Hose Company #1 will be held this afternoon at 1:00 PM. For additional information please contact Joshua Laidacker, Chief of Police of Catawissa Borough.

ELA PSSA Test for Grades 7 and 8

Tue, 04/04/2017 - Wed, 04/05/2017

The ELA PSSA test for students in grades 7 and 8 will be administered today and tomorrow (April 5th).

ELA PSSA Test for Grades 5 and 6

Tue, 04/04/2017 - Thu, 04/06/2017

The ELA PSSA test will be administered to students in grades 5 and 6 April 4th through April 6th.

Grades 3 and 4 Begin ELA PSSA Tests Today

Tue, 04/04/2017 - Fri, 04/07/2017

The Englis Language Arts (ELA) PSSA test will be administered to Third and Fourth Grade students beginning today. ELA testing will continue through Friday, April 7th.

Idol Competition Provides Students Inspiration!

While students rarely view test-taking as fun, G.C. Hartman Elementary Center's students typically look forward to the administration of Pennsylvania's standardized tests as this also means it's time for the annual PSSA Idol competition!

SCA in the News: Southern SAT Scores Are Above State Average

Recently, the Sunbury Daily Item published a story regarding student performance on the SATs. Of the twelve schools studied, Southern Columbia was among the six which finished above the state average. Click here to read the story.

Activities Committee Will Meet Tonight

Mon, 04/24/2017

The Activities Committee will meet this evening at 6:45 PM in the HIgh School Office Conference Room. This is a public meeting.

Curriculum Committee to Meet this Evening

Mon, 04/24/2017
The Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Committee will meet this evening beginning at  6:30 p.m. in the Curriculum Office. This is a public meeting.

Southern Columbia Community Foundation Has Formed!

A group of dedicated volunteers has formed an educational foundation whose goal is to enhance educational opportunities for Southern Columbia Area's students and staff. The group's 501 (c) (3) paperwork filed in February 2017, has been approved, and it is now recognized as a nonprofit organization known as the Southern Columbia Community Foundation. The SCCF has begun to hold regular board and committee meetings and has been devoting much time planning and implementing initatives which will benefit the District's educational programs.

Budget Season Brings Focus on Fiscal Matters

A study on school funding and spending released in March 2017, Spending Impact on Student Performance: A Rural Perspective, reports that Southern Columbia lacks adequate state funding. The report concludes that Southern Columbia needs to receive a 54.3% increase in state funding in order to receive its fair share of the money being allocated to Pennsylvania's schools.

Special Features

All District offices are staffed throughout the summer should you need to contact your child's school. The offices are open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM and Fridays from 8:00 AM until 12 noon. Please note, because of HVAC and window renovations taking place at G.C. Hartman Elementary, the District Office has relocated to the HS Library, while the Elementary Office has relocated to the Middle School Office. All District and Elementary Office staff can reached at their existing phone extension and e-mail.Learn More

Wishing all students and staff a safe, happy, and much deserved summer break! Classes for the 2017-2018, school year, will begin Monday, August 28th. Until then, enjoy your vacation!Learn More

Congratulations to Southern Columbia Area High School on being named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School as an Exemplary High Performing School! Southern Columbia Area High SchoolLearn More