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

Virtual Board of Directors Meeting

The SCASD Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting for general purposes virtually this evening, Monday, September 21 . They will begin with an executive session at 7:00 p.m., so the start of the public meeting will be delayed.

Southern Columbia vs. Bloomsburg Football Game Live Stream & Spectator Restrictions

Due to the current limitation of 250 people for outdoor gatherings, the Southern Columbia vs. Bloomsburg football game being held this evening will not be open to spectators. Only parents of senior and junior football players and cheerleaders, who have been given a parent pass will permitted to purchase a ticket and enter the stadium.  Spectators will not be permitted to stand around the perimeter of the stadium.  The band will be performing at 5:00 p.m.

Elementary School Pictures

Students who are on campus Thursday, September 24, will have their pictures taken that day. The remainder of the students will have their pictures taken on Tuesday, September 29.   Students who are doing SoCo Cyber and SoCo Live every day are invited to come into the building between 1:00 and 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29th to have their school pictures taken. These students, along with their parents or guardians, will have their temperatures taken upon entering the building and are asked to wear masks while waiting for their pictures.

SCA to Continue with Hybrid Learning Model through September 25th

According to the Department of Health, Columbia County continues to remain in the Substantial tier of community transmission.  Because of this designation, Southern Columbia will continue to operate in a Hybrid learning model through Friday, September 25th

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Events

  • 24 sep
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    Elementary Fall Portraits

    Thu, 09/24/2020 Elementary Fall Portraits will be taken on this day for the children that are in attendance.  The remainder of our children and those taking part in SocoLive every day and SocoCyber will have their pictures taken on Tuesday, September 29th.

  • 29 sep
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    Elementary Fall Portraits

    Tue, 09/29/2020 Elementary Fall Portraits will be taken on this day for our children that did not have their pictures taken on the 24th, along with our children taking part in SocoLive every day and SocoCyber.

  • 05 nov
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    Elementary Fall Portrait Retakes

    Thu, 11/05/2020 Elementary Fall Portrait retakes will take place on November 5th, 2020.

Special Features

Southern Columbia is engaged in a yearlong initiative to Soar into Space in hopes of being chosen as a downlink site for a live feed emanating from the International Space Station. If chosen, students and staff will be afforeded the unique opportunity to speak with the astronauts currently on the space station sometime in spring 2020. To help the District's application stand out among the rest, Literacy Specialist Lindy Novak and Library Manager Amanda Noblit, have created a set activities and events.Learn More

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