Southern Columbia Area School District

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News and Announcements

Board Membership No Longer Restricted by Regions

Last month, the District filed a petition with the Columbia County Court seeking to change the way Southern Columbia Area voters elect their School Board members. The petition asked the Court to allow Southern Columbia Area voters to elect all nine Board of Education members "at-large."  At-large allows residents living anywhere within the boundaries of the District to run for the School Board. At the time of the petition, only thee of the nine seats could be filled that way. The rest were filled by a region-based system.

October's Fresh Food Initiative will Feature Locally-Grown Apples

SCA's Wellness Committee recently announced that the next Fresh Food of the Month Day will take place on Wednesday, October 22nd, and will feature the "crunchy texture and delicious taste of apples while they are in the peak of their season." All students in  grades K-12 will receive an apple variety from three local orchards/farms:  Leiby's Family Farms, Rohrbach's, and  

New Leaders to Direct SCA's Business Affairs

For the past several weeks a transaction in leadership within the Business Office has been underway with departing Business Manager Mike Sokoloski set to turn all fiscal responsibilities over to new stewards, Charles Mannello and Denise Kreisher, at the close of the workday on Friday, October 17th. Mr. Mannello will serve the District as Business Consultant while Mrs. Kreisher will assume duties as Business Office Supervisor.

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Events

  • 20 oct
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    Curriculum Committee mtg 6:30 PM

    Mon, 10/20/2014 The Southern Columbia Area School District  Board of Directors Curriculum and Instructional Technology Committee will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the District Office conference room.  This is a public meeting.

  • 20 oct
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    Board of Directors mtg 7:30 PM

    Mon, 10/20/2014 The Southern Columbia Area School District  Board of Directors will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the High School Library.  This is a public meeting.

  • 20 oct
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    Transportation Committee mtg 7:00 PM

    Mon, 10/20/2014 The Southern Columbia Area School District  Board of Directors Transportation Services Committee will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Library.  This is a public meeting.

  • 22 oct
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    Farm-to-School Initiative

    Wed, 10/22/2014 Today, Leiby Family Farms, Rohrbach’s Farm, and Stahl’s Plants and Produce will supply Southern Columbia Area schools with Macintosh, Gala and Empire apples from their farms.  K-4 teachers plan to emphasize the importance of locally grown food by incorporating the apples into their daily lesson plans and serving the apples as a healthy snack option. Students in grades 5-12 will enjoy the apples at lunch. 

  • 24 oct
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    Elementary Spirit Day

    Fri, 10/24/2014 "Favorite Color Day" - Wear your favorite colored clothes to school to show school pride and spirit

  • 29 oct
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    FREE DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING (ages 3-4)

    Wed, 10/29/2014  FREE DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING       Children, ages three or four are invited to “Come To School”at the Southern Columbia Area School District, G.C. HartmanElementary Center, on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.  Therewill be a free developmental screening.  Children will participatein activities that will test their hearing, speech, vision, gross and fine motor skills, personal and social skills, adaptive behavior,cognitive skills, and height and weight.

  • 29 oct
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    Middle School Student Council sponsoring "Streak Pink"

    Wed, 10/29/2014 $2.00 per strand or $5.00 for full head

  • 31 oct
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Special Features

The "SCA Spotlight" features events, stories, and many talents that makes the Southern Columbia Area School District so special!! Come take a look at all the great things happening in the District! Learn More

An information and resource page pertaining to the school budgeting process has been created and can be found by clicking on this link. Originally published to explain the 2014-2015, budgeting process, it will be updated and applied to future budgeting processes too.Learn More