Congratulations to Shane Tripp (Trumpet), Seth Barrett (Bassoon), and Olivia Bodner (Flute), who represented Southern Columbia Area and District 8 during the 2016 PMEA Region IV Band Festival held at Marywood University. The three day music festival was capped with a public concert performed in the Sette LaVerghetta Auditorium in the Creative Arts building at Marywood. The talented musicians performed eight selections ranging from Jay Bocook’s “Legacy of Honor” to Clifton Williams “Fanfare and Allegro.” Guest conductor was Dr. Ken Dye, professor of music at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. Special congrats to Olivia and Seth who have qualified to perform at the 2016 PMEA All-State Festival to be held in Hershey!
Pictured are Shane Tripp, Seth Barrett, and Olivia Bodner      

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All District offices are staffed throughout the summer should you need to contact your child's school. The offices are open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM and Fridays from 8:00 AM until 12 noon. Learn More

Wishing all students and staff a safe, happy, and much deserved summer break! Classes for the 2019-2019, school year, will begin Monday, August 27th. Until then, enjoy your vacation!Learn More

Southern Columbia Area School District's Special Education Plan was approved by the Board of Education on April 30, 2018, and has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for final review. Questions about the plan can be directed to Director of Special Education Jenn Snyder at or (570) 356-3510.  Please click this link to review the Special Education Strategic Planning document.Learn More