Distinguished Alumnus Honored at Student Assembly

Eight alumni of "Southern Area" schools were recently recognized as Distinguished Alumnus in a ceremony held before the District's high school students and staff. Previously, the District recognized a single alumnus as part of its annual high school commencement exercise. Because of the many successes of its graduates, the award was expanded to include more recipients.

Bond Refinancing to Boost Technology Efforts

The District's recent refinancing of a 2011 bond has given it the opportunity to boost its technology infrastructure ensuring that it will be fully capable of supporting Southern Columbia Area's K-12 learning goals for many years to come. The bond refinancing has resulted in a $1.684 million payback to the District which is being reinvested back into its schools to improve learning, and the learning environment, for our students and staff.

SCA in the News: Blue Ribbon Award and Tiger Football Program Featured by Local Media

The Sunbury Daily Item recently published a story about "two public schools from the Susquehanna Valley" who "earned the prestigious National Blue Ribbon designation from the U.S.

SCA Announces Red Ribbon Week Activities

The Southern Columbia Area School District will be participating in the annual Red Ribbon Campaign during the week of  October 24-28, 2016. Since 1985, Red Ribbon Week has been used as a vehicle for people and communities across the nation to unite and take a visible stand against drugs. At SCA, each grade level will decorate their classroom doors and hallways with messages that demonstrate their commitment to a drug-free lifestyle.

Students Hard at Work and Play!

Sharing a photograph captured by local photographer Bob Rush showing Southern Columbia Area's students and coaches actively engaged in fall sports activities!

Middle School Students to Stage Lip Sync Battle!

The Middle School's Fall Celebration will feature a Lip Sync Battle pitting 5th grade vs. 6th grade and 7th grade vs. 8th grade. One prize per group will be awarded with the top team in each division winning $100!  $20 gift cards will be awarded to second and third place teams.
The epic Monster Mash battle will take place on Monday, October 31st.

Order your 2017 SCA High School Yearbook by October 28th to avoid the price increase!

The 2017 Southern Columbia High School Yearbook is on sale at its lowest price until October 28, 2016. Reserve your copy now by placing your order online at jostensyearbooks.com.

Special Features

Parents and other school community members are encouraged to share their viewpoints about key educational issues, particularly those concerning digital learning and the use of technology to support future ready schools, by participating in the Speak Up Project for Digital Learning, facilitated by Project Tomorrow.  The annual national research project gives education stakeholders the opportunity to ensure their voice is heard not only at Southern Columbia, but at the state and national level as findings are summarized aLearn More

Take a look back at the summer 2017 facility renovation projects and check on the progress of the Tiger Stadium project via Sway's storyline. Summer projects through August 27, 2017. Tiger Stadium- Start to PresentBefore and After PicturesLearn More

Southern Columbia Area High School eaned lifetime status as National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary High Performing School. Click the link to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More