Junior High Wrestlers Advance to States!

Seven Tiger JH Wrestlers advanced out of the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestlers (PJW) Area X Championships and have earned the right to compete in the PJW State Championships in Johnstown, Saturday, March 3rd and Sunday, March 4th.

District Artists to Display Creations

Southern Columbia's Annual Art Show will be held Friday, March 16th from 4:30-6:30 PM and Saturday, March 17th from noon until 2:00 PM. The show will feature artwork from all District art students, grades K through 12. The Art Show will be held in the Zambor-Schuerch Art Gallery which is located in the Old Gym Lobby area.

Wrestlers Add District Title to List of Accomplishments!

Congratulations to the Southern Columbia Area Tiger Wrestling Team who capped a successful weekend of wrestling at the 2017-18 PIAA District IV Wrestling Tournament with numerous team and individual awards!  Team-wise, Southern wrestlers amassed 205.5 points- outdistancing their closest competitor by 48 poi

Military-Style Circuit Training Comes to SCA

Recently, students in grades 7-12 had an opportunity to engage in circuit training exercises routinely used by National Guardsmen to keep physically fit. The circuit consisted of running, burpees, push ups, sit ups, and many other "life-long" activities that require little or no equipment.

National Recognition for Football Team!

Congratulations to the coaches and student-athletes of the Tiger Football Team on being named to the 13th Annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions, a national award sponsored by MaxPreps and the Army National Guard. The Tour of Champions recognition is considered one of the most prestigious team awards in high school sports nationwide.

Principal Gets "Stuck for a Buck!"

G.C. Hartman students and staff recently held a special fundraiser to support the school's Pennies campaign. For "a buck" students had the opportunity to tape Principal John Fetterman to the bleachers. As the picture shows, the "stuck for a buck" fundraiser was a success! Click the picture to see a larger image.

ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK NOW!

Elementary yearbooks can be ordered by clicking HERE and entering your school code, which is 4956618.  Middle School and High School Yearbooks can be purchased by clicking HERE.

In the News: School Safety

The horrific school shooting in Florida brought the issue of security to the forefront of national discussion and analysis. Recently, reporters Mark Gilger and Stephanie Bettick of the The News-Item, interviewed local school offiicials to discuss school security measures in place in their respective schools.

Visitor Management System to be Implemented

Beginning March 5, 2018, Southern Columbia Area will begin using the Raptor Visitor Management System to track visitors, contractors, and volunteers in our schools. This initiative is being funded by a Pennsylvania Department of Education Safe Schools Grant and is designed to provide a safer environment for our students and staff.

Blind Date with a Book!

February is Library Lover's Month and to celebrate, HS/MS Library Manager Mrs. Amanda Noblit has created a Blind Date with a Book.display that has proven to be a literary matchmaker for numerous Southern Columbia students! According to Mrs. Noblit, the books on display are decorated with wrapping paper, hiding the book’s title and author.

Special Features

High School students and parents can keep track of the many end of year activities taking place by downloading the 2017-2018 EOY Calendar found by clicking on this link. 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

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