More Scenes from the Senior Walk

Senior Walk Promises to become a New Tradition!

Greeted by hugs, cheers, high and low fives, and tears of joy, members of the Class of 2018, walked the halls of the District's schools, including G.C. Hartman Elememtary, where many had begun their academic careers as anxious kindergarten students thirteen years earlier.

Egg Drop Challenges Students

Elementary and Middle School Enrichment students recently participated in the annual "Great SCA Egg Drop."  The STEM activity challenges students to design a system that will protect a raw egg from cracking or breaking after being dropped from G.C. Hartman's roof! According to Gifted Education Teacher Dr.

Personal "Bests" Lead to PIAA Track and Field Medals!

Congratulations to Ethan Knoebel and Brant Long on their medal-winning performances at the 2018 2A PIAA Track and Field Championships! Ethan won a Bronze Medal in the 1600m Run while Brant finished sixth in the state in the Pole Vault competition, earning a State Medal.

Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day was established in 1868 to pay tribute to individuals who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States.

Elysburg Rotary Assists Safe Schools Effort

Many thanks are extended to the Elysburg Rotary Club for their generous $500 donation toward the District initiative to place trauma kits in key locations throughout campus.

Track and Field Athletes Qualify for States!

Congratulations are extended to the following student-athletes who have qualified to compete in the PIAA 2A Track and Field Championships to be held May 25-26th at Shippensburg University: Ethan Knoebel, 800m and 1600m;  Brant Long, Pole Vault;  Kari Cambria, 100m hurdles; and Hanna Davis, 400m.

Tigers Demonstrate Pride, Joy and Athletic Prowess at Spartan Games

Southern Columbia students trekked to Fountain Springs, Pennsylvania to participate in the 2nd Annual Spartan Games hosted by the North Schuylkill School District. The Spartan Games, similar to the Special Olympics, showcases the abilities of students with intellectual disabilities as they engage in competitive athletic contests.

Southern Musicians Among Teen Finalists!

Congratulations and good luck to Zach Honabach, Class of 2019 and Mikaela Brouse, Class of 2020, who emerged from a field of more than 45 contestants to become finalists in the 2018 First Columbia Teen Star Musical Competition  This year's competition will feature twelve finalists re

Pact Demonstrates Power and Promise of Compromise

The Collective Bargaining Agreement recently approved by the Southern Columbia Area Board of Directors and the Southern Columbia Area Education Association has been signed by the presidents of both groups, making the deal official.

Special Features

All District offices are staffed throughout the summer should you need to contact your child's school. The offices are open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM and Fridays from 8:00 AM until 12 noon. Learn More

Wishing all students and staff a safe, happy, and much deserved summer break! Classes for the 2019-2019, school year, will begin Monday, August 27th. Until then, enjoy your vacation!Learn More

Southern Columbia Area School District's Special Education Plan was approved by the Board of Education on April 30, 2018, and has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for final review. Questions about the plan can be directed to Director of Special Education Jenn Snyder at jsnyder@scasd.us or (570) 356-3510.  Please click this link to review the Special Education Strategic Planning document.Learn More