Monster Project Delights and Inspires

The annual Monster Project once again proved to be a fun, collaborative learning experience, inspiring creativity for all involved! The interdisciplinary project tasks Elementary students with creating a drawing of an imagined monster and giving the monster an original name.

Thank You for Your Service!

Thank you veterans and active military for the service and sacrifices you have made to keep America free! 
 

Fresh Food of the Month

Each month the Wellness Committee arranges for students to taste-test farm fresh and/or healthy prepared foods as part of its Fresh Food of the Month campaign. This month's featured food item was sweet potatoes grown locally on Briar Creek Farms.

Rural Education Grant Celebrated

In early 2019, America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Bayer Fund, partnered with local farmers to nominate rural schools and awarded more than $2.3 million in grants to enhance their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs.

Sandy Hook Promise Training Provided to Students

Recently Sandy Hook Promise, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, provided Southern Columbia students in grades 6-12 a training session in which they were taught the skills needsd to create a cultrure of inclusion in their school and community.

Fundraiser for Neighboring Student

Fundraising efforts to support the family of Jaden Leiby, a senior student from North Schuylkill who was seriously injured in a football game last Friday, are underway. Listed below is an order form for t-shirts and wristbands which can be purchased to show support for Jaden and his family. All proceeds will be donated to his family.to help meet medical expenses. Orders can be delivered to the High School Office or Mr.

Bloom Y Offering Afterschool Program

The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is sponsoring an afterschool program for all students in grades 6 through 12. The goal of the program, known as The Brickhouse, is to "give kids in our community a safe and encouraging place to stay after school to promote a healthy, active, and responsible lifestyle." The Brickhouse is open Monday through Friday from 3:00-6:00 PM. The cost of the program is $10.00 a month.

Students in the News

Congratulations to members of the Class of 2020, Julian Fleming and Maggie Morrison on headline-making, accomplishments recorded this past week. In the final home game of her Girls Soccer career as a Tiger, Maggie scored two goals, including her 50th career goal, in leading her teammates to a 5-0 victory over Danville.

Distinguished Alumni Inducted

Five Southern Columbia graduates with notable professional and community achievements were recently welcomed back to their alma mater to be recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus.

New Principals Named!

Congratulations to Mr. William Callahan and Mr. Brandon Traugh who were recently appointed to new leadership positions within the Southern Columbia Area.School District. At the October 7th Board of Education meeting, Mr. Callahan, the current Middle School Principal, was named the next High School Principal. Mr. Traugh, currently a High School Social Studies teacher, was named the next Middle School Principal.  We wish our new building leaders much success in their new roles!

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

Online registration is now open for new students entering the Southern Columbia District.  Please use this link to begin the process, or choose the About SCA tab on our main webpage.  We encourLearn More