Southern Columbia Area School District

  • The Cross Country Team were among the school groups who helped launch the Start with Hello initiative at Southern Columbia.

  • 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

  • District Office Entry

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News and Announcements

Bloom Y Offering Afterschool Program

The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is sponsoring an afterschool program for all students in grades 6 through 12. The goal of the program, known as The Brickhouse, is to "give kids in our community a safe and encouraging place to stay after school to promote a healthy, active, and responsible lifestyle." The Brickhouse is open Monday through Friday from 3:00-6:00 PM. The cost of the program is $10.00 a month.

Students in the News

Congratulations to members of the Class of 2020, Julian Fleming and Maggie Morrison on headline-making, accomplishments recorded this past week. In the final home game of her Girls Soccer career as a Tiger, Maggie scored two goals, including her 50th career goal, in leading her teammates to a 5-0 victory over Danville.

Distinguished Alumni Inducted

Five Southern Columbia graduates with notable professional and community achievements were recently welcomed back to their alma mater to be recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus.

New Principals Named!

Congratulations to Mr. William Callahan and Mr. Brandon Traugh who were recently appointed to new leadership positions within the Southern Columbia Area.School District. At the October 7th Board of Education meeting, Mr. Callahan, the current Middle School Principal, was named the next High School Principal. Mr. Traugh, currently a High School Social Studies teacher, was named the next Middle School Principal.  We wish our new building leaders much success in their new roles!
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  • 23 oct

    Boys Soccer Playoffs

    Wed, 10/23/2019 Good luck to the Boys Soccer team as they open the 2019 playoffs with a Preliminary Round match against Hughesville High School. The game will be played at Loyalsock HS beginning at 6:00 PM. 

  • 24 oct

    District IV Cross Country Meet

    Thu, 10/24/2019 Good luck to the Boys and Girls Cross Country teams who will be competing this morning in the 2019 District IV Cross Country Meet at Bloomsburg University. The Girls A Meet will begin at 9:30 AM with the Boys A Meet beginning at 11:00 AM.

  • 25 oct

    Tonight's Game is a Pink Out

    Fri, 10/25/2019 All fans attending this evening's home football game against Danville Area High School are asked to wear pink to help raise awareness of Breast Cancer. Kickoff is 7:00 PM at Tiger Stadium. 

  • 25 oct

    Veterans Day Invitation RSVPs Due Today

    Fri, 10/25/2019 Alumni and residents of the Southern Columbia Area School District who are veterans or currently serving in the military are invited to join SCA's students and staff in the High School's annual Veterans Day Assembly to be held Monday, November 11th in the High School auditorium. Our guests are invited to a luncheon at 12 noon to be followed by the assembly beginning at 1:15 p.m. If you plan on attending please complete the form below or call the High School Office at (570) 356-3450.

  • 26 oct

    Girls Soccer Playoffs

    Sat, 10/26/2019 Good luck to the Girls Soccer team as they open the 2019 playoffs with a Quarterfinal Round match against Wyalusing High School. The game will be played at Hughesville HS beginning at 4:00 PM.

  • 29 oct

    Juul is Not Cuul Presentation

    Tue, 10/29/2019 The public is invited to attend tonight's presentation about vaping to be held from 6:00-7:30 PM at Mt. Carmel High School Auditorium.

  • 01 nov

    Alumni Career Day

    Fri, 11/01/2019 The District extends a warm welcome back to all returning alumni who will be participating in today's Alumni Career Day activities! 

  • 06 nov

    Spanish National Honor Society Induction

    Wed, 11/06/2019 The Spanish National Honors Society Induction Ceremony will take place this evening at 7:00 PM in the High School Auditorium. Thirty-two students will be inducted.  All family and friends are invited to attend.     

  • 11 nov

    Veterans Day Assembly Today

    Mon, 11/11/2019 The Southern Columbia Area High School will hold its annual Veterans Day Assembly today.  As is tradition, any alumnus and/or resident of the Southern Columbia Area School District who is a veteran or  who currently is serving in the military, is invited to attend a luncheon of appreciation and the Veteran's Day Assembly. All guests will be recognized at the assembly. The assembly will be held at 1:15 PM, preceded by the luncheon at 12:00 noon.  The luncheon will be hosted in the lobby of the Charles T.

  • 11 nov

    Elementary Spirit Day

    Mon, 11/11/2019 Wear something red, white and/or blue in observance of Veterans Day.

  • 13 nov

    Honor Society Inductions

    Wed, 11/13/2019 Parents/guardians, family, and friends are cordially invited to attend this evening's Junior and Senior National Honor Society Induction ceremony.The ceremony will take place in the High School Auditorium beginning at 7:00 PM. Light refreshments will follow the ceremony.

  • 21 nov

    4th Grade Field Trip

    Thu, 11/21/2019 Fourth Graders will be visiting the Whitaker Center.Please speak to your student's teacher about volunteer options.

Special Features

The Take 5 to Save Lives program outlines 5 things that we can all do to work together to prevent suicide.The campaign encourages everyone to take five minutes out of their day to complete five prevention-focused action steps: 1. Learn the Signs: Take a few minutes to learn the warning signs of suicide. 2. Know How to Help- Know what to say and do if someone you know is struggling.3. Practice Self-Care- MLearn More

Online registration is now open for new students entering the Southern Columbia District.  Please use this link to begin the process, or choose the About SCA tab on our main webpage.  We encourLearn More

The PSSA Idol is one example of the enthusiasm Southern Columbia's students and staff have for learning! Click the play button to watch G.C.Learn More