French-Speaking Festival Proves to be Challenging and Fun!

Students enrolled in Mrs. Lauren Day's French 2 course recently visited Susquehanna University to spend a day immersed in interactive, French-speaking activities. The activities, organized by the University's French 301: Advanced Conversation and Phonetics, were a part of The Fifth Annual Journée de la Francophonie: An Interactive Day for Francophone Activities and French Conversations. The annual French-speaking festival gives students an opportunity to practice speaking French publicly and spontaneously.

SCA Musicians Perform in Select Choral Group

Each year, any high school student in the Benton, Berwick, Bloomsburg, Central Columbia, Danville, Southern Columbia and Millville school districts who is "a member in good standing in their district’s choral program" is permitted to audition for the Columbia-Montour High School County Chorus. From this large pool of choral musicans, a select number are chosen to perform.

Veterans Day Reflections

Each Veterans Day, our nation extends thanks and gratitude to veterans and active military personnel whose sacrifices have preserved the freedoms we as Americans enjoy.

Return of AR Accelerates Reading!

The return of the Accelerated Reader program to the District's K-12 curriculum has received positive reviews from SCA's students and staff who recently celebrated improved student reading habits with end of the marking period AR parties. According to Sixth Grade ELA and Social Studies teacher Mrs.

Digital Learning Project Ready for Your Input

Since 2003, Project Tomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization, has surveyed more than five million students, teachers, administrators, parents, and community members seeking their unfiltered input on education, technology, schools of the future, science and math instruction, professional development and career exploration. Each spring, the organization creates national reports on the U.S.

Senior Student Garners State Wrestling Award!

Congratulations to Jaret Lane who was recently awarded the Schalles PA Pinner Award, which is given to the Pennsylvania high school wrestler with the highest pin percentage! Jaret pinned 32 of his opponents in amassing a 48-0 record during the 2016-2017 season, which also saw him being crowned the PIAA 2A Wrestling Champion at 113 pounds.

Students and Staff Join Forces in Fight Against Cancer

Throughout October, Southern Columbia's students and staff were engaged in a variety of activities which raised awareness of the importance of screening and early detection in the fight against breast cancer, as well as activities which raised funds to assist those battlling this disease.

Have you checked the District Fundraiser Page Lately?

Please check the Fundraiser Page for current fundraisers sponsored by various organizations throughout the district.  This page can also be found in the Activities and Events drop-down menu.  Please check it regularly for upcoming fundraising events and activities.

History Made as Two Advance to States!

Southern Columbia's Cross Country program enjoyed a banner day at the District 4 Championships with all runners putting in strong performances, and two in particular, reaching heights never achieved by a Tiger "thinclad." Ethan Knoebel was crowned the District 4 Class A Champion, becoming Southern's first-ever Cross Country champion!

Fresh Food Initiative A Community Effort!

Southern Columbia Area's Fresh Food of the Month initiative, which returned for a fourth year with last month's successful launch, is made possible by a concerted school community effort put forth by volunteers of the District's Wellness Committee, SCA's Food Service workers, and local and regional farmers.

Special Features

Click here to read a report presented to the Board of Education on November 12, 2018 which reviews bullying data collected by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. The report provides data on the frequency and types of bullying behavior being reported by Southern Columbia Area students as well as a look of how this compares to reports of bullying at other schools statewide, and in Columbia County and Northumberland County schools.Learn More

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