Important COVID-19 Updates Regarding Southern Columbia Area School District

The following table shows the amount of current confirmed COVID-19 cases within the District that affect the Recommendations for Pre-K to 12 Schools Following Identification of Case(s) of COVID-19:

(These numbers will be updated as new information becomes available and new cases are identified.)

Click HERE for information on how the District determines which student and  staff cases must be included in the following count.

        Click HERE to view the Recommendations for Pre-K to 12 Schools Following Identification of a Case(s) of COVID-19.

Current Positive COVID-19 Cases on Campus

(last update: May 10, 2021)

Elementary K-4 Middle/High School 5-12








*These totals represents the number of positive cases on a rolling 14-day count per building.   These numbers are used to determine when a building needs to close.



Southern Columbia Area SD Phased Reopening Health and Safety Plan – Revised 11-25-2020

Attestation Ensuring Implementation of Mitigation Efforts (included in the above Health and Safety Plan)

STAYING SAFE: Protocols for Responding to COVID-19

COVID-19 Illness Policy

COVID-19 Symptomatic K-12 Student or Staff Process Flow

Parent Tool – Daily Home Symptom Screener for Students


Cyber School Assessment Data Comparison

Notice of Return to School

Symptom Screener for Visitors

Notice of Travel Advisory – Updated March 1, 2021

Update from Geisinger (posted July 21, 2020)

Message from Superintendent Becker on the Reopening of Schools Parent Survey

Cleaning Checklists

Procedures for Cleaning and Disinfection after Persons Suspected/Confirmed to have COVID-19 have been in the Facility

2nd Parent Survey for Reopening of Schools

Gov. Wolf: Sec. of Health Signs Expanded Mask – Wearing Order

Pennsylvania Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance and Resources for School Communities

Southern Columbia Area School District Guidelines for Reopening of Sports

Southern Columbia Area School District Participation Waiver for Communicable Diseases Including COVID-19

Geisinger July 9, 2020 K12 Town Hall

Links for SCASD Staff for Self Screener

District Office

High School

Middle School

Elementary School

Links for SCASD Students for Self Screener

Middle School Students

High School Students

Helpful Links for Parents

Why Do People Wear Masks? -Jack Hartmann

Greet From 6 Feet – Jack Hartmann

Greet From 6 Feet Rap – Jack Hartmann

I’m a Hand Washer – Jack Hartmann

Keep Bad Germs Away – Jack Hartmann