FBLA Students Turn in Record-Setting Performance!

Twenty-two Southern Columbia Area High School students, including a record number of freshmen and sophomores (11), have qualified for FBLA state competition as a result of their performance in the Region 07 competition. FBLA's Region 07 encompasses schools from Columbia, Lycoming, Potter, Sullivan, and Tioga Counties. The following students were regional winners and will be competing in Hershey on April 13-15:

First Place
Elyse Noll- Computer Applications
Ryan Matukaitis- Healthcare Administration
Eli Yemzow- Intro to Business

Board Members are Recognized for their Commitment to Public Education

Public schools across Pennsylvania observe January as School Director Recognition Month.  The theme for 2015 is “Stronger school boards. Stronger schools. Stronger Pennsylvania.”  The Southern Columbia Area School District wishes to thank the men and women who serve as Board of Education members.

Camera System Expansion Completed Over Holiday Break

During the past few weeks, cameras secured through PDE's Safe Schools Grant were installed by NRG Controls North, Inc. and members of Southern Columbia Area's maintenance staff. SCA Building and Grounds Supervisor Tim George and his staff installed all cabling needed for the project, while NRG technicians installed, aligned, configured and commissioned the new cameras.

Parents and Students Invited to BU STEM Magnet Program Open House

Southern Columbia Area sophomores who have an interest in enrolling in Bloomsburg University's STEM Magnet program in 2015-2016, are invited to attend an Open House at Bloomsburg University on either Tuesday, February 3rd or Wednesday, February 4th at Monty's Assembly Room 127 located on the Upper Campus of Bloomsburg University. The Open House will be held from 6:00-7:30 PM on both dates.

Season's Greetings!

May this holiday season be everything you wish, for you and your loved ones! On behalf of the Southern Columbia Area School District we wish you a joyous holiday season. May the new year bring you good health, happiness, and success!

Art Show and Gallery Receive Rave Reviews!

The dedication of the District's Art Gallery held on December 17th, was well-attended, with many guests reporting the new gallery provides a "welcoming space" that helps promote an "awareness and appreciation of the arts." Wednesday's Art Show and gallery dedication featured artwork and technology education projects created by the District's K-12 students. The gallery will be updated periodically by rotating in new student work at regular intervals throughout the school year.

Salvation Army Food Drive will Conclude Monday

The students and staff of Southern Columbia Area's Career Development Program are coordinating the District's participation in the local Salvation Army's 2014 Food Drive. This annual event provides food during the holidays to those less fortunate. All food collected will be distributed to families who reside within the Southern Columbia Area School District's boundaries or in Shamokin or Mt. Carmel.

SCA First Grader's Remarkable Toys for Tots Effort is Recognized

Madison Kerstetter, a First Grade G.C. Hartman Elementary student,  was featured in Tuesday's edition of the Shamokin News-Item. Madison was recognized for her efforts in collecting $600 in toys which were donated to the Susquehanna Valley chapter of the U.S.

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

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 PresentBefore and After PicturesLearn 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 link to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More