Congratulations are extended to Mr. William Callahan who was appointed as Middle School Principal at the September 15th Board of Education meeting. Mr. Callahan is presently an Assistant Middle School/High School Principal with the Shamokin Area School District, serving in that role since 2004. Mr. Callahan's staff at Shamokin Area describe him as "firm but fair" and as someone "who listens to and respects other's voices and opinions."  He is also recognized as an "administrator who can connect with students." Mr. Callahan's career in education began in 1994 as a Seventh Grade Math teacher for the Mt. Carmel Area School District. Through the years he has also served as both a High School Boys and Girls Basketball Coach. Mr. Callahan and his family reside in Elysburg with his children attending Southern Columbia. His wife, Maria, is a teacher in the District. It is anticipated Mr. Callahan will begin his tenure as SCA Middle School Principal during the first week of October. "Can't wait to work with the students and staff!" stated Mr. Callahan. Welcome aboard Mr.Callahan and best wishes for much success!

Special Features

High School students and parents can keep track of the many end of year activities taking place by downloading the 2017-2018 EOY Calendar found by clicking on this link. 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

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