Looking for SCA Teen Stars!

Registration for the 6th Annual First Columbia Teen Star auditions is now open! Following the auditions, twelve individuals will advance to the final event and two Teen Star Winners will be chosen – one as top vocalist and one as top instrumentalist! Each First Place winner will receive $1,500.

π Day Highlighted by Students Engaged in Collaborative Lessons

On Monday March 14th, in recognition of Pi Day, Third Grade Math students joined with Miss Jen Stine's High School Geometry students, to engage in a collaborative exploration of the number Pi.  Pi Day is an unofficial holiday that celebrates the mathematical constant pi (π).

Musicians Qualify for Regional Band- Two Move on to States!

Congratulations to Shane Tripp (Trumpet), Seth Barrett (Bassoon), and Olivia Bodner (Flute), who represented Southern Columbia Area and District 8 during the 2016 PMEA Region IV Band Festival held at Marywood University.

Students Participate in State Business Competition

The Introduction to Business students of Mrs.

State Qualifiers Prepare for Action!

Southern Columbia Area's PIAA AA Wrestling Qualifiers have received strong community support as evidenced by this inspirational sign posted alongside Route 487 by Knoebels Amusement Resort.

G.C. Hartman Celebrates Read Across America

In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, G.C. Hartman Elementary students and staff celebrated with weeklong “Read Across G.C. Hartman” festivities. To promote the joy and love of reading, students and staff took part in special theme days and welcomed many guest readers into our classrooms throughout the week.

Annual Volleyball Tournament a Fun-Filled Success!

The annual Volleyball Tournament sponsored by the Southern Columbia Area High School's Physical Education Department was a great success, once again serving up plenty of fun and exercise! According to event organizers Mrs. Claire Campbell and Mr. Ted Deljanovan, the action was "highly contested" with ten teams in three separate divisions participating. The winning teams played through a bracket to capture the tournament title.  Congratulations to this year's winning teams and to all participants!

Pennies for Patients Campaign Surpasses Goal!

The students and staff of G.C. Hartman Elementary Center recently completed a successful campaign to raise funds for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Pennies for Patients." Charged with a goal of raising $4,000, the G.C. Hartman school community was up to the challenge and raised an amazing $4195.94!

Once Upon a Mattress to be Performed this Weekend!

The talented cast and crew of Southern Columbia Area's Music Department and Encore will provide a weekend of fine entertainment with three performances of Once Upon a Mattress, a musical comedy based on Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale, The Princess and the Pea. The play will be performed in the High School Auditorium with shows at

Special Features

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 Present (updated February 2, 2018)Learn 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 links below to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More

An information and resource page pertaining to issues which influence the school budgeting process has been created and can be found by clicking on this link.Learn More