National Recognition for Football Team!

Congratulations to the coaches and student-athletes of the Tiger Football Team on being named to the 13th Annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions, a national award sponsored by MaxPreps and the Army National Guard. The Tour of Champions recognition is considered one of the most prestigious team awards in high school sports nationwide.

Principal Gets "Stuck for a Buck!"

G.C. Hartman students and staff recently held a special fundraiser to support the school's Pennies campaign. For "a buck" students had the opportunity to tape Principal John Fetterman to the bleachers. As the picture shows, the "stuck for a buck" fundraiser was a success! Click the picture to see a larger image.

ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK NOW!

Elementary yearbooks can be ordered by clicking HERE and entering your school code, which is 4956618.  Middle School and High School Yearbooks can be purchased by clicking HERE.

In the News: School Safety

The horrific school shooting in Florida brought the issue of security to the forefront of national discussion and analysis. Recently, reporters Mark Gilger and Stephanie Bettick of the The News-Item, interviewed local school offiicials to discuss school security measures in place in their respective schools.

Visitor Management System to be Implemented

Beginning March 5, 2018, Southern Columbia Area will begin using the Raptor Visitor Management System to track visitors, contractors, and volunteers in our schools. This initiative is being funded by a Pennsylvania Department of Education Safe Schools Grant and is designed to provide a safer environment for our students and staff.

Blind Date with a Book!

February is Library Lover's Month and to celebrate, HS/MS Library Manager Mrs. Amanda Noblit has created a Blind Date with a Book.display that has proven to be a literary matchmaker for numerous Southern Columbia students! According to Mrs. Noblit, the books on display are decorated with wrapping paper, hiding the book’s title and author.

Tigers Rise to Silver Finish!

The Tiger Wrestling Team ended the PIAA 2A Duals Championship with a Silver Medal, earning statewide praise for the grit and determination they displayed throughout the team wrestling tournament! The Tigers finished the team phase of their season with an impressive 22-1 record and as Pennsylvania's second-ranked 2A team!

Shrek Tickets Now On Sale Online and at HS

Tickets for Encore's production of Shrek, The Musical are now on sale! Tickets can be purchased online or at the "box office" which will be open for business in the HS Auditorium Lobby, Saturdays from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM, and Mondays and Thursdays from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Unique Food Drive Set to Begin!

A monthlong food drive will pit grades 5 through 12 in a contest to see which group of students can collect the most non-perishable food. Winning the contest has one qualifier- the amount of food collected must outweigh High School Principal Mr. Jim Becker!

Wrestlers Advance to State Title Match!

Congratulations to the Tiger Wrestling Team on advancing to the PIAA 2A Duals Championship match!  The Tigers used a total team effort to defeat Chestnut Ridge HIgh School in the State Semi-Final, 30-27, earning the right to compete for the State Title!

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 2018-2019, school year, will begin Monday, August 27th. Until then, enjoy your vacation!Learn More