Over 80 G.C. Hartman Elementary students participated in an energetic and fun-filled performance of A Party in a Pear Tree to the delight of the several hundred family, friends, and staff members in attendance.The Third Grade Christmas musical, directed by Mrs. Monna Tomtishen, included six original songs and over 40 speaking parts!
Congratulations to our young performers and Mrs.Tomtishen, for taking us on a fun musical adventure which saw 12 drummers drumming, 11 pipers piping, 10 lords-a-leaping, 9 ladies dancing, and all of the rest of the famous characters from the classic holiday song, help get Party down from the pear tree! Great job everyone!
"Merry Christmas everyone! I just can't thank you enough! I think we should close with the 12 Days of Christmas... it's long, but christmasy."- closing lines of Party played by Ben Gehret


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Click here to read a report presented to the Board of Education on November 12, 2018 which reviews bullying data collected by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. The report provides data on the frequency and types of bullying behavior being reported by Southern Columbia Area students as well as a look of how this compares to reports of bullying at other schools statewide, and in Columbia County and Northumberland County schools.Learn More

Southern Columbia Area High School earned lifetime status as a 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