"Narcotic Detector Dogs" Perform Search as part of the District's Safe Schools Efforts

As part of the District’s continuing efforts to ensure that students attending Southern Columbia Area schools have a safe, drug free, and healthy environment in which to learn, the District, in cooperation with the Locust Township Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police, conducted a drug search of our Middle School and High School using specially-trained dogs who are able to sniff out drugs.

2016 Relay for Life

The Southern Columbia Relay for Life will be held on Friday, May 20th, at Tiger Stadium on the campus of Southern Columbia High School from 4:00pm to Midnight.  Please help us fight cancer by stopping by to enjoy entertainment, food, and activities.  This year’s theme is “GAME ON – THE CURE STARTS HERE”.  For the full schedule of events, please read more . . .

Time Travelers Program Offers Unique Summer Fun!

The Susquehanna River Valley Heritage Alliance, a collaborative effort of museums and historical societies, is offering a Passport Program from May 1st through August 16th to stimulate interest in local history among area students. The "passport" will list participating organizations, incentives, and opportunities to learn about area history.

Students Headed to FBLA Nationals!

Congratulations to Amara Nazario and Alexys Yannes, both members of the Class of 2016, whose successful Public Service Announcement project has earned them a trip to the FBLA National Leadership Conference to be held in Atlanta, Georgia this summer.

2nd Grade Performance of "ARF"

2nd grade will be performing the musical "ARF" on Thursday, May 12th in the high school auditorium. The performance will begin at 6:30 p.m.
 

Summer Work Available for Students

The District is now accepting applications for summer student custodial workers.  These jobs are open to all students ages 14 and older.   Employment will begin following the last day of school and will run Monday through Friday, 9:00 am-2:00 pm.

PSSA Idol Inspires Students!

Each year, G.C. Hartman Elementary Center kicks off the statewide assessments with a fun-filled and highly-entertaining variety show which features the school's teachers and staff as the main acts!

Culinary Competition a Sweet Success!

Students enrolled in Ms. Emily Karas' International Foods and Desserts course recently put their culinary skills to a test through participation in the First Annual Delicious Desserts Cake Competition.

Art Show to Showcase K-12 Student Work!

The annual District Art Show hosted by teachers Mrs. Tia Brown and Mrs. Casie Baker will be held Monday, April 25th with the students' artwork on display in two locations.

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