G.C. Hartman Students Conducting a Food Drive

G.C. Hartman Elementary students are conducting a food drive to benefit the Food For Friends Food Bank located in Catawissa.  The food bank serves all residents of the Southern Columbia Area School District. The Food Bank has requested specific items including boxed pasta (spaghetti), macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, and canned tuna (they received other canned food items through previous drives).

Enrollment for Summer Expedition Course Now Open

Southern Columbia Area High School students will have the opportunity to earn Physical Education credit this summer by engaging in a variety of unique and exciting activities including biking, kayaking, rock climbing and team building.

Relay for Life Activities Announced

On Friday, May 30th Southern Columbia's elementary and middle school students will kick off the 2014 Southern Columbia Relay for Life celebration by participating in the annual Relay for Life Recess (Grade K-4) and Relay for Life Field Day (Grades 5-8).  During the Relay for Life Recess, SCA's elementary students will participate in activities designed and organized by the middle school students. The middle school students will then have the opportunity to participate in these same activities from noon to dismissal during Field Day.

High School Receives National Recognition

Congratulations to Principal Jim Becker and his High School staff for achieving national ranking in U.S. News and World Report's Best High School's report. Nationwide, 19,411 schools were eligible to be included in the 2014 Best High schools rankings.

HART Playground Goal Realized

Middle School Yearbooks On Sale Now

Don’t forget to order your middle school yearbook by visiting  www.jostensyearbooks.com.  Only seven copies remain and the last day to order is Friday, May 2nd.

 

Empty Bowls Celebration Rescheduled for June 1st

The Empty Bowls celebration originally scheduled for April 26th has been moved to Sunday, June 1st in order to avoid conflicts with several other school and community activities also scheduled that day. The event will now become an ice cream social. The Empy Bowls is a joint community service project and fundraiser of the Senior Class and the Art Club. The project is designed to raise awareness of the fact that hunger is a problem in our region.

FBLA Fundraising Effort Underway

SCA's FBLA chapter is in the midst of a fundraising effort designed to offset costs needed to send seven students to FBLA's National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The students placed in FBLA's state competition and earned the right to compete in nationals to be held during the conference. The students and their competitive event are listed below:

Appointments for Sports Physicals Now Being Scheduled

Appointments for 2014-2015, sports physicals are now being scheduled. Physicals are by appointment only and will be held on Friday, June 6th from 3:45 until 8:00 PM in the High School training room.  Athletic Trainer Katie Fisher has created a Google form which will allow for online scheduling. Parents can also schedule an appointment by calling Mrs. Fisher at (570) 356-3529 or by e-mailing her at kfisher@scasd.us.

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