Southern Columbia Area School District

  • Southern Columbia Area High School earned lifetime status as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon Exemplary High Performing School. 

  • G.C. Hartman Elementary Center's playground equipment donated by H.A.R.T.

  • Southern Columbia Area Middle School

  • Congratulations to the Tiger Football Team who built on their state record by winning their 9th PIAA Football Championship!

  • Congratulations to the Girls Soccer Team on winning the PIAA A Championship! This history-making feat marks the first time a Southern Columbia female interscholastic team has won a State title!

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News and Announcements

SCA Welcomes Lily!

This past week, Lily, a certified therapy dog, was introduced to G.C. Hartman's students and staff as the newest member of the "staff!" Lily will visit the school two days a week for the remainder of the school year under the direction of her handler, School Counselor Eric Deeter. According to Mr.

Students to Compete as Teen Star Finalists

Four Southern Columbia students, Kiersten Brecht, Zach Honabach, Mikaela Brouse and Dylan Kramer, will be among the finalists performing at the 9th Annual First Columbia Teen Star Musical Competition to be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, June 2nd at Haas Auditorium on the campus of Bloomsburg University.

Excellence Honored at Recent Board Meeting

Student and staff excellence in a wide-range of endeavors were recognized and honored at the May 20th Board of Education Meeting. Among the honored guests were those excelling in good behavior and citizenship, service to school and community, interscholastic sports, and coaching high school youth.

Track Athletes Advance to State Meet

Southern Columbia's Track and Field teams made impressive showings at the District 4 Meet in Williamsport with the Boys team finishing third out of twenty teams and the Girls tenth in a field of twenty-four.
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Events

  • 25 may
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    State Track Meet on PCN

    Sat, 05/25/2019 PCN will televise and stream (PCN Select) the 2019 PIAA High School Track and Field Championships starting this morning at 9 AM.

  • 25 may
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    PIAA Track and Field Championships

    Sat, 05/25/2019 Good luck to the following Track and Field athletes who have qualified for today's medal rounds: Gaige Garcia, Ethan Knoebel, Julian Fleming, and Damian Ares (4 x 400 Meter Relay); Jake Rose, Gaige Garcia, Damian Ares, and Julian Fleming (4x100 Meter Relay); Ethan Knoebel (1600 Meter Run); Kari Cambria (100 Meter Hurdles), Jake Rose (110 Meter Hurdles), and Julian Fleming (100 Meter Dash). Congratulations to Julian Fleming who captured a Silver Medal in the 2A Long Jump Championships!

  • 27 may
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    Memorial Day

    Mon, 05/27/2019 All schools and offices are closed in observance of Memorial Day. Classes will resume tomorrow.

  • 28 may
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    Middle School Musical

    Tue, 05/28/2019 The Middle School Musical "S'Cool" will be performed this evening at 6:30 PM in the HS Auditorium. 

  • 29 may
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    Baccalaureate and Awards Ceremony this Evening

    Wed, 05/29/2019 Baccalaureate, sponsored by members of the Class of 2019, will be celebrated this evening beginning at 5:00 PM in the High School Auditorium. This will be followed at 6:30 PM by the annual Senior Awards Ceremony which will also be held in the Auditorium.

  • 03 jun
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    SOCO Kids Coding Camp Registration Ends Today

    Mon, 06/03/2019 Applications for the SOCO Kids Coding Camp will be accepted through the end of the school day today. The summer camp is open to rising 2nd through 6th grade students and will be held July 9-11 and July 16-18 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM each day. Our coders will have an opportunity to build codes and create animations and games as well as program different kinds of robots and drones.

  • 03 jun
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    Facilities and Finance Committees will Meet this Evening

    Mon, 06/03/2019 The June Facilities and Finance Committee Meeting will be held in the District Office Conference Room beginning at 6:00 PM. This is a public meeting.

  • 10 jun
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    Knoebel's Field Trip

    Mon, 06/10/2019

  • 11 jun
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    Last Day of School

    Tue, 06/11/2019 Today is the last day of school for the 2018-2019 school year. All students will be dismissed at 10:30 AM. Transportation will be provided. 

  • 11 jun
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    Class of 2019 Commencement

    Tue, 06/11/2019 The Graduation Ceremony for Southern Columbia Area High School's Class of 2019 will take place this evening at 6:00 PM in Mitrani Hall of the Haas Center for the Arts, located on the campus of Bloomsburg University. 

Special Features

The 2019 PSSA Idol video has been posted! Click the play button to watch G.C. Hartman's dedicated staff inspire and dazzle the school's third and fourth grade students in this year's show. The PSSA Idol show has become a G.C.Learn More

Applications for the SOCO Kids Coding Camp will be accepted through Monday, June 3rd. The summer camp is open to rising 2nd through 6th grade students and will be held July 9-11 and July 16-18 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM each day. Our coders will have an opportunity to build codes and create animations and games as well as program different kinds of robots and drones.Learn More

The following information was written by the Society for Prevention of Teen Suicide and is endorsed by the School District. Click to download a PDF Handout version of this resource. When your child’s life is touched by the suicide of a peer or a friend, you may find yourseLearn More