College Musicians' Tour Stops at SCA

Shippensburg University's Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band visited with Southern Columbia musicians as part of the University's annual tour that leads nearly 300 SU students and faculty members to perform for local audiences as well as throughout the United States and abroad. The visit was arranged by teachers Mr. Joel Thomas and Mrs.

Authors to Help Teach Resilience

The authors of Courageous Cole: The Life of a Special Needs Dog will visit G.C. Hartman Elementary on March 29, to help teach students the power of perseverance and resilience. Co-authored by the husband and wife team of Steve and Beverly Klinger, Courageous Cole is a story about a dog who was born with a disability.

Mega Force Delivers Powerful Lessons

Steve Carrier will bring his Mega Force program to Southern Columbia Area on Friday, March 22nd to encourage students to make right choices, and to be a 'Dream Maker, not a Dream Breaker!' Steve travels throughout the world and will speak to over half­ a million students this year alone! His program calls for him to demonstrate feats of strength while conveying important life lessons to audience members.

Grease Rocks SCA with Outstanding Production

Congratulations to Mrs. Letha Stone, the Music Department, and the cast and crew of Encore for their "gangbusters" performance of Grease! The energetic and talented high school musical troupe provided an entertaining, fun-filled look at the trials and tribulation of teenage life as experienced by the seniors of Rydell High's Class of 1959.

Students Perform in Region Band

Congratulations to Nathan Hunsinger and Emma Rosko who were selected to represent Southern Columbia Area at the 2019 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region Band Festival held at Lewisburg Area High School. Emma placed 2nd on Cornet III and Nathan placed 1st on Tuba. Nathan earned an opportunity to be a part of the PMEA All-State Concert Band.

Wrestlers Cap Remarkable Season!

Southern Columbia Area's Wrestlers capped a remarkable season with an extraordinary showing at the PIAA 2A Individual Wrestling Championships that was highlighted by individual and team accomplishments!

3rd Grade Artists Spread Sunshine!

Mrs. Tia Brown's Third Grade Art Students recently created artwork that surely will lift spirits! Pictured are examples of the students' artistry that signal the approach of Spring and the promise of brigher days ahead! 

Read Across America Celebrated at SCA

Read Across America was celebrated at Southern Columbia with a  variety of activities and events designed to make reading a fun experience. Read Across America Day is held annually to coincide with the March 2nd birthday of children's author Theodor Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss).

Lessons will Focus on "Bouncing Back"

Southern Columbia's students and staff, assisted by community volunteers, will focus on the character trait of resilience throughout the month of March. Lessons delivered through stories, activities and assemblies will teach this character trait while promoting the value of perseverance, grit, tenacity, resourcefulness, adaptability, flexibility, among others, in "bouncing back" from adverse times.

Limited Number of Seats Available

Tickets for Encore's production of Grease are selling fast with over 1,400 purchased thus far!  Limited numbers of seats for each show are available and can be viewed and purchased at this link.  The musical will be performed Friday March 15th through Sunday, March 17th with 7:00 PM performances on Friday and Satu

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