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.

Students in Action!

Students have been actively engaged in the implementation of new equipment and learning tools recently added to the District's classrooms through this summer's energy project and the awarding of a Merck and Title IV grant. Students enrolled in SCA's Musical Production/Tech Theatre course taught by Mrs.

Donations Assist Stadium Renovation Project!

If you have been to Tiger Stadium in recent weeks you may have noticed improved perimeter lighting along the stadium's walkway and bleacher areas. This work is being completed through the donated efforts of the McClure Company and Musco Lighting, along with support from G.R. Sponaugle & Sons.

G.C. Hartman Earns Title I Distinguished School Award

Congratulations are extended to Principal John Fetterman and the staff of G.C. Hartman Elementary School on being named a Reward: High Achievement school by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and its Division of Federal Programs.

Seat Belt Check Raises Awareness

Many thanks are extended to the Locust Township Police Department, who in conjunction with the North Central Highway Safety Network, set up a seat belt survey for vehicles coming on and off Southern Columbia's campus as a kickoff to Teen Driver Safety Week.

Distinguished Alumni to Address Students

Congratuations are extended to the newest class of Distinguished Alumnus, the late Doug Leisenring Crowl, Ralpho Township High School Class of 1952, Jeff ColosimoClass of 1982, Audrey Smeltzer SchwabClass of 1998, and Josh Maciejewski, Class of 2003.

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 a 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