In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, G.C. Hartman Elementary students and staff celebrated with weeklong “Read Across G.C. Hartman” festivities. To promote the joy and love of reading, students and staff took part in special theme days and welcomed many guest readers into our classrooms throughout the week. Our students enjoyed all of our guest readers and we wish to thank everyone who took the time to visit with our students and share the love of reading!  Guest readers during this year's celebration were:
Jessica Harry, CSIU; Jim Becker, SCA HS Principal; Valerie Tysanner, WBRE/PA homepage;Clay Fahringer, SCA Police Officer; Paul Caputo, SCA Superintendent; Chief Laidacker, Catawissa Police; Officer Gallie, Catawissa Police; Jennifer Snyder, SCA Director of Special Education; Chief Stuart Appel, Ralpho Police; Lieutenant Doug Gessner, Elysburg Fire Department; Officer DJ Spotts, Locust Township Police; Craig Long, District Magistrate; Alisha Taylor, 94KX Radio; William Callahan, SCA MS Principal; Jim Doyle, WHLM Radio and The Voice of Local Sports; Lynda Schlegel Culver, PA State Representative; Lura Good, Girl Scouts of America; Kelsi Evans, Girl Scouts of America; Chad Evans, Seven Mountains Media; Tom Donlan, SCA HS Guidance Counselor; Mark Lawrence, WKOK Program Director; Blaine Madara, Elysburg Fire Department; Tony Rodriguez, Knoebel’s; Andy Ulicny, WHLM Radio; Katie Fisher, SCA Athletic Trainer; Jon Slodysko, Knoebel’s; Angie Hetzendorf, Knoebel’s; Leanna Muscato, Knoebel’s; Jeannie Reedy, Knoebel’s; Chris Stine, Knoebel’s; Erik Beagle, Knoebel’s; Eric Haupt, Elysburg Fire Department; Chris Kreischer, SCA; Chief Allen Breach, Locust Township Police; Matt Siko, Elysburg Fire Department Ambulance.


Special Features

Southern Columbia Area School District's draft Special Education Plan is now posted and available for public review. Comments and questions should 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

Take a look back at the summer 2017 facility renovation projects and check on the progress of the Tiger Stadium project via Sway's storyline. Summer projects through August 27, 2017. Tiger Stadium- Start to Present (updated February 2, 2018)Learn More

Southern Columbia Area High School eaned 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