Student-Designed Tiger Logo Enjoys Widespread Appeal

Over the past year, you may have noticed a new Tiger logo appearing on SCA publications, stationery, and Tiger wear. The new Tiger head logo, the creation of aspiring artist, Madison Yocum, Class of 2015, has proven to be very popular and is now generally recognized as the District's "official" logo.

First Grade Students to Participate in Outdoor Classroom Experience

On Thursday, May 7th, G.C. Hartman's First Grade students will be participating in an all-day, outdoor classroom experience emphasizing nature studies on the school’s nearby nature trail .  "The day’s activities will bring an appreciation and better understanding of natural habitats and its inhabitants," stated Michele Richards, President of Pennsylvania Master Naturalist, a non-profit group which is coordinating the day's actvities.

G.C. Hartman Staff Inspire Elementary Students for PSSA Success!

While taking tests is low on the list of "fun things to do for students," G.C. Hartman students undoubtedly look forward to the arrival of  the annual PSSA-testing season since it also marks the return of the school's annual PSSA Idol Contest!  During this fun-filled event, SCA adminstrators, teachers, and staff perform songs, dance routines, and skits which encourage students to give their best effort in the English Language Arts, Science, and Math assessments.

State Mandated Dental & Physical Examination Forms due by May 8, 2015

State mandated Dental Examination Forms are due in thet Nurse's Office by May 8, 2015, for all students in grades Kindergarten, 3rd and 7th.   State mandated Physical Examination Forms are also due in the Nurse's Office by May 8th, for all students currently in grades Kindergarten, 6th and 11th.  If forms are not received by the May 8th deadline, end of year privileges for students may be withheld.  A School Messenger telephone message has been sent to parents/guardians of stu

STEM Magnet Application Deadline is Approaching

The application deadline for the 2015-2016 STEM Magnet Program is Wednesday, April 15, 2015.  Please do not miss the opportunity to participate in this program due to not getting your application in on time.  "It was great to come and visit with your school," stated Kimberly Bolig, Director of Bloomsburg University's STEM Education Center.

Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts Recruiting Performers for its Talent Showcase

Auditions for the Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts Talent Showcase 2015 will take place at 6:00 PM, Tuesday, April 28th, at the Northumberland County Career and Arts Center, 2 E. Arch Street in Shamokin. Performers selected from the audition date will participate in the showcase from noon to 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 23rd. The showcase is open to anyone residing in Northumberland County, with one to six performers permitted in each act.

Donkey Basketball Returns to SCA on April 9th

The Southern Columbia Area High School Class of 2018  is bringing back a fan-favorite event- Donkey Basketball!  On Thursday, April 9th, the students will be hosting a three game, single-elimination tournament that will pit Southern Columbia staff against members of the Junior and Senior classes.  In addition to the games, there will be a 50/50 raffle, donkey rides, concessions, and more!

Encore's Performance of Annie Wows Audiences!

Congratulations to Mrs. Letha Stone, the Music Department, and the cast and crew of Annie for an outstanding production! As Annie herself would say, Leapin' lizards, it was a fantastic show! The Broadway-like, student performances proved to be energetic, fun-filled, and very entertaining!

Nominations for Distinguished Alumnus Will Close April 2nd

The Southern Columbia Area School District will be accepting nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award until April 2, 2015. The Distinguished Alumnus should be someone who has gone on to achieve success in their field of endeavor and/or has had a positive influence on the students and community of the Southern Columbia Area. Graduates of Southern Columbia Area High School or any high school that formed the Southern Columbia Area School District are eligible to be nominated.

Special Features

Click here to read a report presented to the Board of Education on November 12, 2018 which reviews bullying data collected by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. The report provides data on the frequency and types of bullying behavior being reported by Southern Columbia Area students as well as a look of how this compares to reports of bullying at other schools statewide, and in Columbia County and Northumberland County schools.Learn More

Southern Columbia Area High School earned lifetime status as National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary High Performing School. Click the links below to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More