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

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