Southern Columbia's FBLA chapter enjoyed a banner day at the Regional Leadership Conference, registering an unprecendented eleven first place finishes, and sending twenty-seven students onto State Competition. "Our Region consists of seventeen area schools, so to have this many winners is really a salute to all of our great teachers!" exclaimed advisor Mrs. Lori Shively.  "They wouldn't be so successful without the guidance and help of such great educators. Their success is our success!"
Congratulations are extended to Mrs.Shively and the following FBLA members who will be representing SCA at the 2018 State Leadership Conference in Hershey this April: First Place: Chase Urban, Spreadsheet Applications; Emma Steely, Agribusiness; Jared Ebersole, Database Design and Applications; Anthony Scicchitano, Blake Day, Jaret Lane, Emerging Business issues; Brooklyn Kuijpers, Healthcare Administration; Gabby Kaminski, Help Desk; Cole Potter, Insurance and Risk Management; Paige Urban, Introduction to Business; Chloe Wegrzynowicz, Introduction to FBLA. Second PlaceReese Houseknecht, Database Design and Applications; Meredith Fahringer, Journal; Hannah Bradley; Advertising. Third Place: Katelynn Kuijpers, Business Law; Calista Noll, Business Calculations; Lily Sudol. Introduction to Business Procedures; Erik Shufeldt, Introduction to Financial Math. Fourth Place: Haley Scopelleti, Organizational Leadership; Allyson Leiby, Insurance and Risk Management; Natalie Ring, Accounting 1; Jaden Laskoski, Business Communication; Tiffany Dunkelberger, Introduction to Information Technology. Fifth Place: Jacob Renn, Advertising; Breanna Burd, Business Calculations. Sixth Place: Maura Blusius, Introduction to Business Communication; Jared Broscious, Introduction to Financial Math.

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Parents and other school community members are encouraged to share their viewpoints about key educational issues, particularly those concerning digital learning and the use of technology to support future ready schools, by participating in the Speak Up Project for Digital Learning, facilitated by Project Tomorrow.  The annual national research project gives education stakeholders the opportunity to ensure their voice is heard not only at Southern Columbia, but at the state and national level as findings are summarized aLearn More

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