Southern Columbia Area will be represented by five student-athletes at upcoming PIAA swimming and wrestling championships after each turned in outstanding performances in contests concluded this weekend. Jacob Ryan, a member of Bloomsburg Area High School's swimming team, captured the District 4 Championship in the 100-yard backstroke with a career-best time of 56.14 seconds. Jacob was also a member of Bloomsburg Area's championship 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay teams. He and his relay teammates have now qualified for the PIAA Championships, which will be held March 11-14 at Bucknell University. At this weekend's Northeast Regional Tournament, Kent Lane and Billy Barnes were crowned AA regional champions winning their weight classes, 145 and 152, respectively. They, along wiith Jaret Lane (106) and Shane Casey (113), have qualified for the state championship wrestling tournamnent to be held at the Giant Center in Hershey from March 5-7.
 
Congratulations to all our students who participated in these competitions. Best of luck to Jacob, Billy, Kent, Jaret, and Shane at states!
 
 

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Parents and other school community members are encouraged to share their viewpoints about key educational issues, particularly those concerning digital learning and the use of technology to support future ready schools, by participating in the Speak Up Project for Digital Learning, facilitated by Project Tomorrow.  The annual national research project gives education stakeholders the opportunity to ensure their voice is heard not only at Southern Columbia, but at the state and national level as findings are summarized aLearn More

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