Southern Columbia Area School District

  • Photo captured by Miranda Gipple, Class of 2017 and used in the High School's Blue Ribbon application. Miranda's work shows the diversity of SCA's program of studies and the diverse interests of SCA's students!

  • Southern Columbia Area High School's Charles T. Nesbitt Gymnasium

  • Southern Columbia Area Middle School

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

  • District Office Entry

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News and Announcements

Middle School Readies to SLAY the PSSAs

Middle School students and staff will engage in a series of weeklong activities designed to motivate students for the upcoming PSSA ELA, Math and Science tests, and in turn, ease any anxiety students may feel in anticipation of taking these assessments.

HS Students of the Month

Congratulations to Emily Bender (freshman), Tori Brown (sophomore), Ashley Beach (junior) and Connor Fulmer (senior) on being selected as High School Student of the Month!

Art Show Captivates Onlookers

A wide variety of artwork was on display at this year's K-12 Art Show leaving the steady stream of visitors to this year's shows impressed by the quality of the students' work. Congratulations to our students, and their Art teachers, Mrs. Tia Brown and Mrs. Casie Baker, for this successful showing!


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  • 28 mar

    Make-Up Day

    Wed, 03/28/2018 Today is the "State Championship" make-up day. School will be in session.

  • 29 mar

    Snow Make-Up Day

    Thu, 03/29/2018 Today is a snow make-up day. School will be in session.

  • 30 mar

    Spring Recess Begins Today

    Fri, 03/30/2018 Schools and offices will closed through Monday, April 2nd for Spring Recess. Classes will resume Tuesday, April 3rd.

  • 02 apr

    Spring Recess

    Mon, 04/02/2018 Schools and offices will closed today for Spring Recess. Classes will resume tomorrow.

  • 03 apr

    Facilities and Finance Committees will Meet this Evening

    Tue, 04/03/2018 The April Facilities and Finance Committee Meeting will be held in the District Office Conference Room beginning at 6:00 PM. This is a public meeting.

  • 03 apr

    SLAY the PSSA Camo Day

    Tue, 04/03/2018 Middle School students and staff are encouraged to help SLAY the PSSA by wearing camo clothing today! 

  • 04 apr

    SLAY the PSSA Hawaiian Day

    Wed, 04/04/2018 Today's MS dress day theme is Hawaiian clothing! 

  • 05 apr

    SLAY the PSSA Jersey Day

    Thu, 04/05/2018 Today's Middle School SLAY the PSSA theme is athletic jersey day! 

  • 06 apr

    SLAY the PSSA Country Day

    Fri, 04/06/2018 Today's Middle School SLAY dress theme is country attire! 

  • 09 apr

    Policy Committee Meeting

    Mon, 04/09/2018 The Policy Committee will meet this evening beginning at 6:00 PM in the District Office Conference Room. The public is invited to attend.

  • 09 apr

    Board of Education Meeting

    Mon, 04/09/2018 The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting for general purposes beginning at 7:00 PM in the District Office Conference Room. The public is welcome to attend.

  • 10 apr

    ELA Testing

    Tue, 04/10/2018 - Thu, 04/12/2018 ELA testing for grades 3 to 8 will be held April 10th, 11th, and 12th.

  • 17 apr

    PSSA Math Tests

    Tue, 04/17/2018 - Wed, 04/18/2018 PSSA Math Tests for students in grades 3 through 8 will be administered April 17th and 18th.

  • 20 apr
  • 24 apr

    Grade 8 Science Test

    Tue, 04/24/2018 The PSSA Science Test will be administered to students in Grade 8 today.

Special Features

Take a look back at the summer 2017 facility renovation projects and check on the progress of the Tiger Stadium project via Sway's storyline. Summer projects through August 27, 2017. Tiger Stadium- Start to Present (updated February 2, 2018)Learn More

Southern Columbia Area High School eaned lifetime status as National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary High Performing School. Click the links below to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More

An information and resource page pertaining to issues which influence the school budgeting process has been created and can be found by clicking on this link.Learn More