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

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