Southern Columbia Area sophomores who have an interest in enrolling in Bloomsburg University's STEM Magnet program in 2015-2016, are invited to attend an Open House at Bloomsburg University on either Tuesday, February 3rd or Wednesday, February 4th at Monty's Assembly Room 127 located on the Upper Campus of Bloomsburg University. The Open House will be held from 6:00-7:30 PM on both dates. In the meantime, if you have questions or would like to learn more about the STEM Magnet program you are invited to contact Bloomsburg University's STEM Director, Kimberly L. Bolig, Ph.D. at kbolig@bloomu.edu or by calling (570) 389-4608. Students and parents can also contact Mr. Becker, Mr. Caputo, Mr. Donlan or Mrs. Sellers for more information.
 
According to information from the STEM Education Coalition pursuit of career in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, and math) is a solid choice:
  • The top 10 bachelor degree majors with the highest medium earnings are in the STEM field.
  • From 2008-2018, STEM occupations will grow 1.7 times faster than non-STEM occupations.
  • 45% of those with STEM bachelor degrees earn more than PhDs in non-STEM occupations.
  • Over the past 10 years, STEM jobs grew three times faster than non-STEM jobs.
  • 60% of U.S. employers have difficulty finding qualified employees to fill their vacancies.

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