Class of 2015 Awards Ceremony Recognizes Student Excellence

Award recipients pose for photographers from local newspapers prior to the Awards Ceremony held on June 3rd.

Click here to download a copy of the Awards Program, complete with a listing of all award winners.

Distinguished Alumnus Announced

Rick Herring, Class of 1978, has been named the Southern Columbia Area School District's 2015 Distinguished Alumnus recipient. After graduating from Southern Columbia Area High School, Rick attended Albright College earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He completed graduate-level work at Fairleigh Dickinson University earning a Master’s in Business Administration in Finance.

SCA Now a Featured SkyCam Site on Eyewitness Weather

Southern Columbia Area recently joined the WeatherBug Schools Network thanks to the efforts of the staff and parents of G.C. Hartman Elementary School, and a generous donation arranged by members of the WBRE/WYOU Eyewitness News Team.
 
G.C. Hartman Principal John Fetterman, his staff, and members of HART, discussed the possibility of installing a WeatherBug Tracking Station at the school as a means to enhance math, science, geography, and technology education for students.

Mock DUI Crash Delivers a Powerful Lesson

Southern Columbia Area's SADD Chapter (Students Against Destructive Decisions), in conjunction with local emergency personnel, staged a mock DUI crash on school grounds, providing the High School's senior and junior students with a powerful, realistic lesson on the dangers of underage drinking and drunk driving.

G.C. Hartman Food Drive a Success!

The recently concluded G.C. Hartman Elementary Center summer food drive proved to be a tremendous success with 867 food items being collected. The drive spearheaded by the school's students and staff will benefit the Food For Friends Food Bank, located at the First United Methodist Church in Catawissa.

Remember and Honor

"We are forever indebted to those who have given their lives that we might be free."- President Ronald Reagan, Memorial Day 1983

MS Students Excel at State Computer Fair

Congratulations are extended to the Graphic Design team of  (pictured left to right)  Morgan Cole, Hanna Davis, and Carly Britch for capturing Second Place in the 2015 Pennsylvania Middle School Computer Fair held at Dickinson College on May 20th.

Students to Compete in PIAA Track and Field Championships!

Good luck and best wishes are extended to Luke Rarig, Trent Donlan, Jacob Trathen, Matt Jeremiah, and Billy Marzeski who will be competing in the 2015 PIAA Track and Field Championships this Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg University's Seth Grove Stadium. Luke Rarig will be competing as the number one seed in the state in the AA Boys 110 Meter Hurdles and as the number two seed in the AA Boys 300 Meter Hurdles.

Sports Physicals

Free sports physicals for students entering grades 7 through 12 for the 2015-2016, school year, interested in playing interscholastic sports, will be offered on Thursday, June 18th, from 2:45 PM until 8:00 PM in the High School training room. Physicals are by appointment only.  Parents can schedule an appointment by clicking on the Sports Physicals link on the Athletics webpage.   Appointments can also be scheduled by calling Athletic Trainer Mrs.

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 2018-2019, school year, will begin Monday, August 27th. Until then, enjoy your vacation!Learn More