Southern Columbia Area School District

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News and Announcements

School Board Vacancy - Region II (Catawissa Borough/Catawissa Township)

If you are 18 years of age and are a resident of Catawissa Borough or Catawissa Township and would like to serve as a member of the Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors, please contact Tresa Britch, Board Secretary at 570-356-3509 or tbritch@scasd.us.  The Board of Directors meets regularly on the 2nd and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m., with the exception of July and December when only one meeting is scheduled per month.  This is a great opportunity to serve your school district and

District's Special Education Plan is PDE Approved

The Pennsylvania Department of Education recently notified the District that its Special Education Plan for 2014-2017, has been approved. Many thanks are extended to Jennifer Snyder, Supervisor of Special Education, and the Planning Committee, for their diligence in putting together such a sound, comprehensive plan. The plan can be reviewed by clicking on the link below.

SCA FBLA Team Best in the Nation!

Congratulations are extended to Ryan Matukaitis, Sunny Sen, and Allen Potter on capturing First Place in Management Information Systems competition held at the Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership
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Events

  • 08 aug
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    Policy Committee Meeting

    Fri, 08/08/2014 The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors Policy Committee will meet at 9:00 AM in the District Office Conference Room. This is a daylong work session. The public is welcome to attend.

  • 11 aug
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    Activities Committee mtg at 6:45 PM

    Mon, 08/11/2014 The Board of Directors Activities Committee will meet at 6:45 PM in the High School Conference room.  The public is welcome to attend.

  • 11 aug
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    1st Day of Practice for Fall Sports

    Mon, 08/11/2014 Today is the first official day of practice for Fall sports and also the deadline for the $50 Pay-To-Participate fee.

  • 19 aug
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    New Student Orientation (Grades 1 - 4)

    Tue, 08/19/2014 Students that are new to G.C. Hartman Elementary and are entering grades 1 through 4 are invited to attend a New Student Orientation that will be held at the elementary starting at 4:00 PM.

  • 19 aug
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    Kindergarten Orientation

    Tue, 08/19/2014 Students entering Kindergarten are invited to attend Kindergarten Orientation that will be held on August 19th starting at 6:00 PM at the elementary school.

  • 21 aug
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    Grade 5 Orientation

    Thu, 08/21/2014 An orientation will be held at 6:00 PM for incoming 5th Grade students.  Students and parents can meet the teachers, be informed of classroom expectations and tour the building.  Students will also be given time to practice locker combinations.

  • 21 aug
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    In-Service Day

    Thu, 08/21/2014 Staff professional development day and preparation for the 2014-2015 school year.

  • 21 aug
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    Middle School New Student Orientation

    Thu, 08/21/2014 Students that are new to the SCA school district are invited to attend a new student orientation at 5:00pm.  New students and parents  are asked to report to the Middle School office.

  • 22 aug
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    In-Service Day

    Fri, 08/22/2014 Day 2 of the opening staff professional development days in preparation for the 2014-2015, school year.

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