An anonymous tip line to keep our schools safe.
You may also submit a tip by calling 1-844-SAF2SAY or 1-844-723-2729
It’s Okay to Ask for Help
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line: Text ‘Help’ to 741741
Columbia County Residents Local Crisis Line: 1-800-222-9016
Northumberland County Residents Local Crisis Line: 1-855-313-4387
Dating Violence/Domestic Violence Resources:
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 1-800-799-7233
National Sexual Assault Helpline: 1-800-656-4673
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474
Teen Dating Abuse Text: Text “loveis” to 22522
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Resources:
PA Drug and Alcohol Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP
Columbia County Residents Local Helpline: 570-275-4962
Northumberland County Residents Local Helpline: 570-495-2040
LGBTQ+ Youth Hotline: 1-800-246-7743
National Eating Disorders Hotline: 1-800-931-2237
National Alliance on Mental Health: 1-800-950-6264
Teen Line: 1-800-852-8336 or Text ‘Teen’ to 839863
If you are experiencing an emergency, dial 911 or go directly to your local Emergency Room.
*You can download a copy of the above list of resources by clicking this link.
SCA Homeless/Foster Care Information & Resources
Homeless Information for School-Age Youth Poster: http://www.scasd.us/sites/default/files/Homeless Poster Youth.pd
Southern Columbia Area S.D. Procedures for ECYEH Enrollment – Click HERE to view
General Guide to PA’s Education for Children & Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program – Click HERE to view.
Education for Homeless Youth: https://www.education.pa.gov/Policy-Funding/BECS/uscode/Pages/EducationforHomelessYouth.aspx
* For information from Pennsylvania Dept. of Education, click on the following link:
Homeless Education. Pennsylvania’s Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program was established to make sure homeless youth have access to a free and appropriate public education while removing barriers that homeless children face.
Web Resources for Elementary Students:
The American Library Association (ALA) has a list of sites that can be a great help for any homework assignment in history, math, social sciences, art, literature, science and many more subjects. Click the big “Search” button to search the sites chosen by the ALA.
Kids.gov is a portal to government and kids’ sites and has links to homework helpers and other reference sites.
BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper has links to more than 700 homework helping sites. Resources are categorized by subject, such as Art/Music, English, Science and Foreign Languages. BJ also has a particularly useful section on search engines so you can eventually do your own searches.
Educational Sites for Elementary Students
FOSS Grades 3-6
Internet Safety for Elementary Students
Welcome to the Web
Carnegie Cyber Academy
Web Resources for Middle School Students
Fact Monster’s Homework Center is a great reference for all your subjects. Look for maps, important documents, timelines and information about cities, population, government structure and funny laws.
KidsClick! has an extensive list of online history and geography resources, including links to biographies of famous people. Browse the online index by topic. Under each link, KidsClick! helps you decide if the link is right for you by telling you the reading level of the material and whether there are pictures.
TravelPod has a fun, fast-paced geography game that quizzes students on world capitals. Browse the list of other challenges for quizzes on U.S. capitals and popular cities, “Flags of the World” and more.
Kaboose Funschool offers several challenging games that test your understanding of social studies topics. Most of the games focus on geography, so hopefully you’ve been keeping up in school.
Quizlet is an online flashcard site. Become a member for free and then enter vocabulary words or other flashcard material into the site; Quizlet then makes flashcards and generates tests to help you learn new material.
Jiskha.com is the place to go for fast answers. More than 200 experts volunteer to assist students with their homework every day. Simply post your question and one or more Jiskha.com certified teachers will respond, sometimes as soon as within an hour. There’s also a Search feature for finding a specific topic and an extensive reference section with helpful links.
Web Resources for High School Students
Soshiku– free resource for students. The site allows students to track their classes and assignments, and will send reminders (email or SMS) for upcoming assignment due dates and test dates.
Dweeber– homework collaboration site that also has tools to help students learn better. It is described as a homework social network.
Google Student Blog– this blog site is a great resource for students who use Google’s products. It includes information, updates, how-to’s, tips, and much more on how to use Google’s applications as a student.
Scribblar– online meeting room / white board. Students can use it to collaborate on projects and to work on homework assignments together.
Evernote– free resource that allows you to easily capture information using whatever device or operating system you use. It then makes this information accessible and searchable from anywhere.
Dropbox– a service that allows you to sync your files on your computer with their system as a backup. This also allows you to access the files anywhere. You can also sync the files across multiple computers.
e-Learners– vast collection of web resources ranging from from Math help to time management.
Google Scholar– Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
Direct Links to Useful Middle School and High School Student Sites
Time for Kids
Discovery Education Free Student Resources
Mobile Apps for Education
ACT Test Prep – Sample tests, tips, and other information from ACT, Inc.
College Answer – A wealth of information for students and parents. Includes information on preparing for standardized tests, selecting a college, financing a college education, submitting the FAFSA, and other topics. From Sallie Mae, Inc. A few sections of this site, like the Scholarship Search, require you to log in or register.
Collegeboard.org – From the association that brings you the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and AP programs. This site guides you through the college search, offers SAT registration and prep online.
Collegeboard.com: SAT – A full-length SAT practice test and scoring guide.
Online Test Page – Free SAT and ACT practice tests and drills.
Vocabulary: Most important SAT Words – Crossword and other puzzles to help you master vocabulary for the SAT. A sure way to increase your vocabulary regardless of whether you are apathetic, motivated, complacent, diligent, sanguine, reticent, loquacious, taciturn…
FAFSA on the Web – U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid online. Includes information on aid and online applications.
It All Adds Up – A site for teens who want to get ahead in their financial future. Online games and simulations to learn about topics like buying a car, saving and investing, and paying for college. Developed by the National Council on Economic Education.
RWM Vocational School Database – Lists post-secondary vocational schools in all 50 states.
U.S. News.Com Education – A very useful source for students selecting a college or university.
Guide to Paying for Online Colleges– This resource outlines the different types of aid available to online students, including scholarships, loans, and other types of higher educational funds.
Student Survey-“Paper vs Online” – 2016 7th-11th Grade Survey to share their thoughts are about “paper & pencil” tests vs “online” testing.
Copyright Friendly Image and Music Sites for Students
Library of Congress
Web Gallery of Art
Royalty Free Music for Schools