On Saturday, February 20th, six members of the High School Forensics Team competed in the District 9 Pennsylvania High School Speech League Qualifier held at Danville Area High School with all students making a strong showing.  Southern Columbia claimed the top two spots in the duo team category with Olivia Greene and Kathy Koschoff-Rapkin finishing in first place, followed by the team of Lena Becker and Aiyona Hayman. The four students, all members of the Class of 2016, will advance to the state tournament to be held at Susquehanna University on April 8-9.  Mary Scopelliti, a junior, placed third in Humorous Interpretation, and will be an alternate, should one be needed at states.  Also qualifying and participating in the District tournament was senior Adam Unger in the category of Humorous Interpretation. Congratulations students on your fine work and best wishes at states!


Special Features

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 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