Homecoming Queen Crowned!

Congratulations to Lauryn Michelle Hower, Class of 2017, who was named the 2016 Homecoming Queen! The newly-crowned Homecoming Queen is escorted by her father Art Hower. Many thanks to Bob Rush Photography for use of this photo.

Student Work to be on Display at Fair

Southern Columbia Area students' work will be among those featured in the Educational Exhibits Hall at the 161st Bloomsburg Fair. Pictured is an exhibit showcasing the District's Technology Education program and its students.

Volunteer Efforts Help Make Event a Success!

The 2016-2017, Fresh Food of the Month campaign got off to a successful start thanks to the efforts of Southern Columbia Area staff, students, and community members who assisted in many ways. Over 1,000 ears of corn were served to students and staff during lunch periods in G.C. Hartman Elementary, the High School, and Middle School.

Fall Sports and Band Activities in Full Swing!

Once the dismissal bell rings endling classes for the day, Southern Columbia Area's campus remains abuzz with the sounds of music and competition as nearly 400 students in grades 7 to 12 remain at school each day to participate in Fall 2016 co-curricular, extra-curricular, and interscholastic activities.

Fresh Food of the Month Returns this Wednesday

The first Fresh Food of the Month event for the new school year will take place Wednesday, September 21st during all K-12, lunches and it will feature fresh sweet corn grown on the Adams Family Farm.

Never Forget

Today we pause to remember the 2,977 people who perished in the horrific terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The victims included heroic Americans- firemen, policemen, and other first responders, as well as private citizens- who rushed into dangerous situations to aid those who were endangered by the attacks.

Student-Run Coffee Shop Now Open for Business!

The SCA Career Development Program celebrated the grand opening of its coffee shop on Tuesday, September 6th, experiencing brisk business and many hearty compliments and well-wishes.

Color Run to Benefit District's SWPBIS Efforts!

Southern Columbia Area's Schoolwide Positive Behavior Team is sponsoring a 5K Race and a 1.5. mile Fun Run with both events promoting and benefitting the District's schoolwide positive behavior efforts. The My School Color Run will include a timed 5k race and a 1.5 mile untimed  junior fun run. Participants can run, walk, and/or jog while raising funds for our school!

Back-to-School News

Click the photo or this link to read the Shamokin News-Item's annual back-to-school story. In addition to the information in the news story, the following back-to-school news may be of interest to you:

Welcome Back Students!

Hope you had a restful and fun-filled summer vacation! We're happy to have you back in school and we wish you a year filled with good grades, good memories, and many enriching learning experiences!  Make the 2016-2017 school year your best one yet! 

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

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