Personal "Bests" Lead to PIAA Track and Field Medals!

Congratulations to Ethan Knoebel and Brant Long on their medal-winning performances at the 2018 2A PIAA Track and Field Championships! Ethan won a Bronze Medal in the 1600m Run while Brant finished sixth in the state in the Pole Vault competition, earning a State Medal.

Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day was established in 1868 to pay tribute to individuals who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States.

Elysburg Rotary Assists Safe Schools Effort

Many thanks are extended to the Elysburg Rotary Club for their generous $500 donation toward the District initiative to place trauma kits in key locations throughout campus.

Track and Field Athletes Qualify for States!

Congratulations are extended to the following student-athletes who have qualified to compete in the PIAA 2A Track and Field Championships to be held May 25-26th at Shippensburg University: Ethan Knoebel, 800m and 1600m;  Brant Long, Pole Vault;  Kari Cambria, 100m hurdles; and Hanna Davis, 400m.

Tigers Demonstrate Pride, Joy and Athletic Prowess at Spartan Games

Southern Columbia students trekked to Fountain Springs, Pennsylvania to participate in the 2nd Annual Spartan Games hosted by the North Schuylkill School District. The Spartan Games, similar to the Special Olympics, showcases the abilities of students with intellectual disabilities as they engage in competitive athletic contests.

Southern Musicians Among Teen Finalists!

Congratulations and good luck to Zach Honabach, Class of 2019 and Mikaela Brouse, Class of 2020, who emerged from a field of more than 45 contestants to become finalists in the 2018 First Columbia Teen Star Musical Competition  This year's competition will feature twelve finalists re

Pact Demonstrates Power and Promise of Compromise

The Collective Bargaining Agreement recently approved by the Southern Columbia Area Board of Directors and the Southern Columbia Area Education Association has been signed by the presidents of both groups, making the deal official.

Students Engage in "Natural" Application to Classroom Lessons!

G.C.Hartman First Grade students were put in touch with nature, courtesy of the efforts of their teachers and team of volunteers, as part of the scho

Ag Day 2018 Takes Students back to Community's Roots!

Ag Day 2018, the sequel to last year's first-ever event, was once again well-received by a school community eager to learn more about the

Foundation Awards Teacher Grants

The Southern Columbia Community Foundation helped celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day 2018 by awarding  $9,077.25 in grants to teacher applicants who submitted proposals in the inaugural year of the Teacher Grant Program.

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