SCA Wrestling - PIAA Runner-up.

Congratulations to our Wrestling Team for finishing 2nd at the PIAA - AA Duel Meet Championships.  SCA defeated Cory Area, Brookville, and Chestnut Ridge before losing a close “Final” match to Reynolds.  We at SCA are very proud of our team and this outstanding accomplishment.

 

Teams Enjoy Banner Weekend!

Congratulations to the Competitive Cheer Team and the Varsity Wrestling Team on a weekend filled with high achievements!

Beauty and the Beast Tickets Are on Sale!

Tickets for Encore's production of Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical are now on sale! Tickets can be purchased online, at the box office- which will be open in the HS Auditorium Lobby Saturdays from 9:00 AM until 12 noon and Mondays and Thursdays from 5:00-7:00 PM- or by calling (570) 336-2139.

PDE Awards District $10,000 Grant

The Office for Safe Schools at the Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded the District a $10,000 grant to support its violence/bullying prevention efforts.

Lesson Provides for Emotional Homecoming!

Mrs. Shelly Hower’s Third Grade ELA classes engaged in a lesson that allowed them to sharpen their writing skills while also learning the meaning of service, sacrifice, and family. Since the onset of the school year, the elementary students have sent letters, cards and care packages to Army Major Terry Cropf, the stepfather of one of Mrs. Hower’s students.

Student Artists Featured on WVIA

Congratulations to Alyse Daku and Emma Rosko, both members of the Class of 2020, for being selected as WVIA-TV's Artists of the Week! The Artist of the Week campaign is designed to call attention to high school students in grades 10 to 12 who have excelled in the study of the arts.

Students Participate at PMEA District 8 Chorus Festival

Congratulations to Kiersten Brecht and Dylan Kramer who participated in the PMEA District 8 2020 Chorus Festival at Midd-West HS and Susquehanna University.

Mental HealthTask Force Releases Findings

In December 2018, more than 60 representatives of local school districts, healthcare facilities, and community-based non-profits, as well as individuals from state, regional, and county-level agencies came together to create the Rural Central Pennsylvania Youth Mental Health Task Force, to focus squarely on growing youth mental health issues affecting children and families.

Workforce Leaders Help Pilot Senior Project

Many thanks are extended to the community and business leaders who lent their experience and expertise to pilot a senior graduation project that was well-received by participating members of the Class of 2020.

Students in the News

Congratulations to Morgan Marks, Julian Fleming, and SCA's Competitive Spirit Team for their recent accomplishments and recognition! Morgan has been named to the Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association All-State Female Team.

Special Features

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