The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a special virtual Board meeting for general purposes on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.  The main focus of the meeting will be to conduct another vote on the budget due to an oversight ,in light of the fact there was a vote to reconsider the motion on the budget at the June 29th meeting.  The meeting will be streamed on Facebook Live.  The Agenda for the meeting may be accessed through BoardDocs Public Access through the District website the day of the meeting.  Please visit the Southern Columbia Area School District Facebook page to access the meeting Thursday evening.
 

In an effort to more efficiently address, organize, archive and share public comments with the entire Board, a new procedure for submitting comments during a public meeting will be implemented beginning with the July 2nd Special Board meeting.    Please click here for a “how to” video, which explains how to utilize Microsoft Forms to submit a public comment during the meeting.   These comments will be the ONLY comments acknowledged during the meeting.  Please be aware that comments posted on Facebook will NOT be acknowledged during the meeting.  The link to submit comments will be open prior to the meeting  at 5:30 p.m. and will close at adjournment.  If you have any issues accessing the new Public Comment Form, please email Mr. Brian Davis, Technology Coordinator, at bdavis@scasd.us.  Although all of the public comments from the June 29th meeting were not able to be read aloud during the meeting, the comments have been provided to all Board members.

 
 
 

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Southern Columbia is engaged in a yearlong initiative to Soar into Space in hopes of being chosen as a downlink site for a live feed emanating from the International Space Station. If chosen, students and staff will be afforeded the unique opportunity to speak with the astronauts currently on the space station sometime in spring 2020. To help the District's application stand out among the rest, Literacy Specialist Lindy Novak and Library Manager Amanda Noblit, have created a set activities and events.Learn More

The Take 5 to Save Lives program outlines 5 things that we can all do to work together to prevent suicide.The campaign encourages everyone to take five minutes out of their day to complete five prevention-focused action steps: 1. Learn the Signs: Take a few minutes to learn the warning signs of suicide. 2. Know How to Help- Know what to say and do if someone you know is struggling.3. Practice Self-Care- MLearn More