Military-Style Circuit Training Comes to SCA

Recently, students in grades 7-12 had an opportunity to engage in circuit training exercises routinely used by National Guardsmen to keep physically fit. The circuit consisted of running, burpees, push ups, sit ups, and many other "life-long" activities that require little or no equipment.

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!

Special Features

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

An information and resource page pertaining to issues which influence the school budgeting process can be found by clicking on this link.Learn More