Eighth Annual Southern Columbia Christmas Dinner

The Eighth Annual Southern Columbia Area Christmas Dinner for senior citizens will be held on Thursday, December 4, 2014, in the HS/MS Cafeteria. The annual dinner is sponsored by the students and staff of the Middle School and is open to all District residents who are 55 years of age and older. There is no cost to attend, but seating is limited to 150 guests.

School Performance Profile Scores Released

Earlier today, the Pennsylvania Department of Education publicly released the School Performance Profiles for the 2013-14, school year. All Southern Columbia Area schools did well with each scoring well above 70, the score PDE considers to be satisfactory. In a news release, acting education secretary Carolyn Dumaresq said that 72 percent of public school buildings earned a score of 70 or higher, the same percentage as in 2012-13. That equals 2,134 schools of 2,947 for which there are profiles. G.C.

Draft Comprehensive Plan and AFR Available for Review

Recently, two important documents were uploaded to the District's website- the draft version of the Comprehensive Plan and the Annual Financial Report which has been submitted to PDE.

Parents Encouraged to Participate in Annual Survey

Southern Columbia Area parents and guardians are invited to share their ideas about the use of technology for learning by participating in the annual Speak Up survey sponsored by Project Tomorrow.

Veterans Day Invitation Extended to SCA Alumni and Residents who are Veterans or Active Military

The Southern Columbia Area High School will hold its annual Veterans Day Assembly on Tuesday, November 11th in the High School Auditorium.  As is tradition, any alumnus and/or resident of the Southern Columbia Area School District who is a veteran or  who currently is serving in the military, is invited to attend a luncheon of appreciation and the Veteran's Day Assembly. All guests will be recognized at the assembly. The assembly will be held at 1:15 PM, preceded by the luncheon at 12:00 noon.  The luncheon will be held in the lobby of the Charles T.

Flagpole at Tiger Stadium Dedicated

 

 

HS and MS Recognized by Project Tomorrow

Southern Columbia Area High School and South Columbia Area Middle School were recently recognized for their efforts in using 2013 Project Tomorrow Speak Up Survey data to help make informed decisions. SCA school leaders used the survey results to help make curriculum and budgeting decisions including the viability of implementing a 1:1 laptop program in the High School and to gauge student interest in creating a Middle School STEM elective course.
 
As a result of these and other efforts, both schools were

Red Ribbon Week to be Celebrated at G.C. Hartman

The students and staff of G.C. Hartman  Elementary Center will celebrate Red Ribbon Week, October 27th through Monday, November 3rd.  The concept of having a Red Ribbon Week was started by the National Family Partnership. Red Ribbon Week serves to promote drug awareness and prevention, especially in youth and teens. "G.C.

Student Wins Bloomsburg Fair Science Award

A project prepared and submitted by senior student Brady Petrovich, was named the Walmart Outstanding Booth Award for Science winner as part of the closing ceremonies of the 2014 Bloomsburg Fair.  Brady's display included information pertaining to acid mine drainage and an experiment entitled The Miller-Urey Experiment. "This experiment was first attempted in the late 1950’s and was designed to simulate early Earth conditions such as early life," stated Brady.

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