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

All public schools remain closed through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Just received official notice from Secretary of Education Rivera, he issued an order under  Act 13 of

Free WiFi and Other Resources During Shut Down

Please click here for a list of free public WiFi in the area.  Need help in other areas?  Click here for a list of resources and ways to reach out for help.

Monday, April 13th is Now a COED

Monday, April 13, 2020, is now a Continuity of Education Day (COED). At this time, all school days through April 30th will be COEDs.  The 2019-2020 school year has not been extended beyond June 2, 2020, but this is subject to change.  Click here to see the revised 2019-2020 School Year Calendar.

Continuity of Education Days Extended and Grab & Go Meal Distribution Sites Added

With Governor Wolf's Stay-at-Home Order for the entire state of Pennsylvania, due to COVID-19, Continuity of Education Days (COEDs) will continue through at least April 30, 2020.  At this time, the school year has not been extended and could possibly end on or around the originally scheduled end date of June 2, however, this is subject to change as we receive more information from Governor Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  Pelase remember that Monday, April 13th is now a COED.

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Events

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    Grab & Go Meals Available for Pickup Today

    Thu, 04/09/2020 Grab & Go Meals are available for pickup today from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Catawissa Hose Co. #1, 400 South Street, Catawissa, All Home Days Community Park, 33 East Center Street, Elysburg; and the Locust Township Municipal Building, 1223 Numidia Drive, Catawissa. The meals are available for anyone age 18 or younger.

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    Make-Up Day

    Thu, 04/09/2020

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    Make-Up Day

    Mon, 04/13/2020 Today is a make-up day and is now a Continuity of Education Day.

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    Virtual Facilities/Finance Committee Meeting

    Mon, 04/13/2020 The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold its regularly scheduled Facilities/Finance Committee meeting virtually this evening at 6:00 p.m. 

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    Grab & Go Meals Available for Pickup Today

    Mon, 04/13/2020 Grab & Go Meals are available for pickup today from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Catawissa Hose Co. #1, 400 South Street, Catawissa, All Home Days Community Park, 33 East Center Street, Elysburg; and the Locust Township Municipal Building, 1223 Numidia Drive, Catawissa. The meals are available for anyone age 18 or younger.

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    Grab & Go Meals Available for Pickup Today

    Wed, 04/15/2020 Grab & Go Meals are available for pickup today from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Catawissa Hose Co. #1, 400 South Street, Catawissa, All Home Days Community Park, 33 East Center Street, Elysburg; and the Locust Township Municipal Building, 1223 Numidia Drive, Catawissa. The meals are available for anyone age 18 or younger.

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    Food Giveaway Today 2:00 - 5:30 PM

    Thu, 04/16/2020 The Food for Friends Food Bank at 228 South Street, Catawissa, will hold a Food Giveaway today from 2:00 - 5:30 p.m.  The Food Giveaway is open to all residents of the Southern Columbia Area School District.

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    Elementary Spirit Day

    Fri, 04/17/2020 Sunglasses Day - Wear your favorite sunglasses to school.

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    Grab & Go Meals Available for Pickup Today

    Fri, 04/17/2020 Grab & Go Meals are available for pickup today from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Catawissa Hose Co. #1, 400 South Street, Catawissa, All Home Days Community Park, 33 East Center Street, Elysburg; and the Locust Township Municipal Building, 1223 Numidia Drive, Catawissa. The meals are available for anyone age 18 or younger.

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    Grab & Go Meals Available for Pickup Today

    Mon, 04/20/2020 Grab & Go Meals are available for pickup today from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Catawissa Hose Co. #1, 400 South Street, Catawissa, All Home Days Community Park, 33 East Center Street, Elysburg; and the Locust Township Municipal Building, 1223 Numidia Drive, Catawissa. The meals are available for anyone age 18 or younger.

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    Grab & Go Meals Available for Pickup Today

    Wed, 04/22/2020 Grab & Go Meals are available for pickup today from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Catawissa Hose Co. #1, 400 South Street, Catawissa, All Home Days Community Park, 33 East Center Street, Elysburg; and the Locust Township Municipal Building, 1223 Numidia Drive, Catawissa. The meals are available for anyone age 18 or younger.

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    Grab & Go Meals Available for Pickup Today

    Fri, 04/24/2020 Grab & Go Meals are available for pickup today from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Catawissa Hose Co. #1, 400 South Street, Catawissa, All Home Days Community Park, 33 East Center Street, Elysburg; and the Locust Township Municipal Building, 1223 Numidia Drive, Catawissa. The meals are available for anyone age 18 or younger.

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