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.

Public is Invited to FBLA's First Annual Yard Sale and Craft Show

The public is invited to attend the First Annual Southern Columbia FBLA Spring Fling to be held in the High School parking lot, Sunday, May 24th from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM. The event will feature yard sales, craft vendors, food, music, face painting, games, and a dunk tank! Inquiries for yard sale space or a craft booth can be made to FBLA advisors Mrs.

Buddy Bench Initiative Adopted by G.C. Hartman Elementary School

With help from a generous community partner, G.C. Hartman Elementary has joined many schools across the country in bringing a Buddy Bench to their school. Among the goals of the Buddy Bench initiative is to help eliminate loneliness and foster friendships on the playground.

Safe Schools News

Earlier today, the District, in cooperation with the Locust Township Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police, conducted a drug search of the Middle School and High School using specially-trained dogs who are able to sniff out drugs. The dogs used are highly specialized and certified for this purpose.

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.

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

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