Homecoming Court Announced!

Congratulations to the following students who have been named to Southern Columbia Area High School's 2019 Homecoming Court  (pictured left to right)- Mikaela Brouse, Victoria Brown, Halle Cox, Gina Gratti, Maggie Morrison, and Lauren Rose.  The Homecoming Queen will be crowned Friday evening at 6:50 PM prior to the Tigers football game vs Central Columbia,

State Gridiron Record Set

Congratulations to senior Gaige Garcia who broke the Pennsylvania high school career touchdown record in the Tiger Football Team's win against Selinsgrove. The senior rushed 11 times for 84 yards and two touchdowns in the Tigers' 76-0 win, the second of which was his 130th career touchdown, a new state record!

Summer Challenge Launches Reading Project!

The students of G. C. Hartman Elementary participated in the "Infinity and Beyond SCA Summer Reading Space Chase."  The summer reading initiative consisted of eight reading challenges that were intended to enhance literacy and each student’s knowledge of science, with a focus on space science.

Remembering 9/11

Today we pause to remember the 2,977 people who perished in the horrific terrorist attacks of 

September is Suicide Prevention Month

Throughout the United States, individuals and organizations are stepping up to recognize September as Suicide Prevention Month, the week of September 8-14 as National Suicide Prevention Week, and September 10th as World Suicide Prevention Day. The goal of annual suicide prevention observances is not to prevent suicide on a specific day, week, or

Back to School News!

Please click this link to read the Shamokin News-Item's annual back to school story highlighting news, intiatives, and programs that will be offered to Southern Columbia's K-12 students during the 2019-2020 school year.  Listed below is an overview of what's new at Southern Columbia Area

"First Day Forms" Now Posted in Sapphire

Mrs. Nicole Heim, Southern Columbia’s Student Information Manager, reminds parents that First Day Forms are now open and active on both the Parent and Student Sapphire Community Web Portal accounts.  "Some of these forms will require you as the parent to complete, and some will require acknowledgement from your student as well through their own portal," stated Mrs.

Athletic Hall of Fame Established

An Athletic Hall of Fame has been established to recognize "those individuals who best exemplify what is expected of someone involved in one or more of the Tiger athletic programs." The SCA Hall of Fame will honor athletes, coaches, and individuals who "have made significant athletic contributions that brought recognition to the Southern Columbia Area School District or the school districts which united (Catawissa, Ralpho Town

Next Superintendent, Solicitor Selected!

Congratulations to Mr. Jim Becker and Mr. Dave Trathen who were selected by the Board of Education to serve as Superintendent and Solicitor, respectively. Mr. Becker will continue to serve as High School Principal until assuming duties as Superintendent on February 4, 2020.  Mr. Trathen assumed duties as Solicitor on August 6th upon the retirement of Richard J.

District Awarded STEM Grant!

Southern Columbia Area has been selected to receive a $10,000.00 grant from the The Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Bayer Fund. The program allows eligible farmers to nominate their local public school district for grants to help enhance STEM education. Once nominated, school districts submit applications to compete for grants to help fund projects that enhance their STEM curriculum.

Special Features

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

The PSSA Idol is one example of the enthusiasm Southern Columbia's students and staff have for learning! Click the play button to watch G.C.Learn More