On April 14, 2014, the Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Education approved policy 123.1 which authorizes the implementation of a Pay-to-Participate fee. On July 1st, payment forms were mailed to the families of all students in grades 7 to 12.  If your child would like to participate in one of the extracurricular or interscholastic activities listed below please submit your Pay-to-Participate fee as explained in the letter. 
 
Pay-to-Participate Letter and Payment Form (a link to this letter is also found on the Parent Resources page)
 
 
EXTRACURRICULAR and INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES SUBJECT TO A PARTICIPATION FEE
  • Baseball
  • Boys and Girls Basketball (includes grades 7 and 8)
  • Cheerleading (includes grades 7 and 8)
  • Boys and Girls Cross Country (includes grades 7 and 8)
  • Field Hockey (includes grades 7 and 8)
  • Football (includes grades 7 and 8)
  • Boys Soccer
  • Girls Soccer (includes grades 7 and 8)
  • Softball
  • Boys and Girls Track & Field
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling
  • Ski Club
  • Musical Director activities (i.e. Encore)
  • Drama Club activities
  • Jazz Band
  • Choral Director activities (i.e. Gospel Choir)
  • Band Front
  • FBLA

 

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