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.

December's Fresh Food of the Month will Feature Sweet Potatoes

Locally-grown sweet potatoes will be the featured Fresh Food of the Month for December.  The sweet potatoes will be served to all students in grades K through 12 on Thursday, December 18th.

Blanket and Pillow "Cover for Kids" Drive Underway

The Southern Columbia Area High School Student Council is holding a "Covers for Kids Drive" to benefit the patients of the Janet Weis Children's Hospital. The drive will collect blankets and pillows. All donations must be new and in their original packaging. If homemade, they should be made using new material.  To better protect the young patients, you are asked to tie your donation in a plastic bag and keep it away from from dust and pets.

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