Throughout the week of December 16-20,  Southern Columbia Area's students, teachers, parents, administrators and community members will have the opportunity to participate in the annual Speak Up Survey, a national research project facilitied by Project TomorrowProject Tomorrow is a national education nonprofit organization whose goal is to promote and support the innovative uses of science, math and technology in order to develop critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity in all K-12 students.

Each year, Project Tomorrow polls students, educators and parents about key topics of importance to K-12 educators and policymakers such as students’ use of technology in and out of school to learn; educators’ use of technology for instruction and their vision for 21st century classrooms; hot trends in emerging technologies (e.g. mobile devices, online learning, gaming,simulations); and enhancing student achievement in science, math, technology and 21st century skills. This year, for the first time ever, community organizations, members, affiliates or anyone who has a passion for improving education will have the opportunity to take the survey.

The survey will take about 15 minutes to complete and can be found at the following link: : www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2013. The Southern Columbia Area School District will use Speak Up data for a variety of purposes including strategic planning, professional development, and to help make curriculum decisions. Your participation and input is strongly encouraged!

 

Special Features

All District offices are staffed throughout the summer should you need to contact your child's school. The offices are open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM and Fridays from 8:00 AM until 12 noon. Learn More

Wishing all students and staff a safe, happy, and much deserved summer break! Classes for the 2018-2019, school year, will begin Monday, August 27th. Until then, enjoy your vacation!Learn More