What's New for 2018-2019

Elementary and Middle School students will have additional opportunities to engage in hands-on, project-based activities while high school students have more electives and college credit options to choose from.

Summer POD Promotes Service Learning

For the past nine years, rising High School seniors have had the opportunity to complete Problems of Democracy in a blended format duing the summer months. The summer course is a popular option for many students who are seeking to free up space in their senior schedules to add desired electives. POD is a required course needed to fulfill Southern Columbia Area graduation requirements. According to one of the summer instructors, Dr.

New School Year Begins!

Welcome back! We hope you had a restful and fun-filled summer vacation! Wishing the new school year brings you much success and many rewarding experiences- may 2018-2019 be your best school year yet! 
 
 

SCA Welcomes New Staff!

A warm welcome is extended to the following individuals who will be joining Southern Columbia Area's staff for the 2018-2019 school year: Kristy Trefsger, Title 1 Reading Teacher; Steven Roth, 7th Grade Science Teacher; Zach Malett, K-4 Computer Technology Teacher; Dante Anskis, MS Emotional Support Teacher; Brenda Breisch, Elementary School Secretary; Rebecca Kornaski, HS Custodian; and paraprofessionals Brooke Travelpiece, Cynthia Wheary, Misty

A Look Back at this Summer's Facility Projects

The District's campus has been a bevy of activity this summer with a variety of construction and repair projects underway designed to provide students and staff a

Students Recognized with Top Honors at National Convention

Southern Columbia's two representatives at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, enjoyed a rewarding experience, that was made even more memorable with both students earning recognition for high-achievement in the organization's competitive, academic events.

Free and Reduced Meals Application Now Available

The Southern Columbia Area School District offers healthy meals every school day. Breakfast costs for all students are $1.60. Lunch costs for students in grades K through 4 are $2.25 and $2.50 for those in grades 5-12. Your child(ren) may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. The reduced price for breakfast is $.30 and $.40 for lunch.

District's Special Education Plan Receives PDE Approval

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has notified the District that its Special Education Plan for the July 1, 2018-June 30, 2021 cycle has been approved.  Every three years, Pennsylvania school districts study an

Camp to Explore Careers That Utilize STEAM Skills

Update July 10, 2018: The camp is now full.  Applications received after July 10th will be placed on a waiting list. Students entering grades 9-12 have an opportunity to earn $250 while exploring various local careers which utilize Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math by enrolling in Camp Steam, which will be based in the HS/MS Library, July 30th through August

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

Congratulations are extended to the ninety-nine members of the Class of 2018 on reaching the important milestone of high school graduation!

Special Features

An anonymous way for you to submit a tip to your school is now available. You do not need to share your name, phone number or anything unless you want to.  You can submit a tip three ways: online, by making a phone call, or by using the Safe2Say Something App. What types of things should you report? If it makes you uncomfortable, submit a tip.Learn More

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