Students Selected to District Band

Congratulations are extended to Nathan Hunsinger, Breanna Burd, and Seth Barrett who were selected to represent Southern Columbia Area at the 2017 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 8 Band Festival.  Students in grades 9-12 who are members of their school band may audition for a place in the District Band.

Wrestlers' Bronze Medal Marks Historic Finish

Southern Columbia Area's Wrestling Team capped a very successful PIAA Class AA State Duals Tournament, finishing 5-1, earning the program's first state medal!

Students Perform In District Chorus

Congratulations are extended to Logan Bittner, Sheila Brassard, Fran Forti, Zach Honabach, Brian Sevison, Jake Stahley and Casey Winter who  were selected to represent Southern Columbia at the 2017 PMEA District 8 Chorus.

MS Student Council Project Makes a Positive Difference!

One of the unique service projects undertaken by the Middle School Student Council was making Christmas a bit brighter for orphaned children living in Mustard Seed Communities in Jamaica.

Registration for Spring Sports Now Open

Registration for Spring sports is now open and can be completed using FamilyID. You can access the online registration program by clicking on this link or those found on the Quck Links menu and on the Athletics page.

District 4 Champs!

Congratulations are extended to the Tiger Wrestling Team on capturing their first-ever District 4 Championship! The Tigers defeated Line Mountain 37-28 in the duals tournament championship match to capture the District 4 title! As District champs, the Tigers have earned a spot in next week’s PIAA Team Wrestling Championships!  Great job wrestlers and coaches! Good luck at States!

New Online Policy Manual System Launched

The District is pleased to announce that its new policy management system, BoardDocs, is now live and available for public use. The new system contains all active School District policies as well as polices under consideration.

MS Students Tackle Social Isolation

On February 10th, Southern Columbia Area's Middle School students in grades 5 to 7 will be participating in No One Eats Alone, a lunchtime school event that seeks to "reverse the trends of social isolation" by asking students to engage in a simple act of kindness at lunch – making sure that no one is eating alone and students are making an effort to eat with new classmates and peers.

New Curriculum Director Welcomed! Retiring Director Thanked!

Beginning Monday, January 23rd, the District will transition to a new Curriculum Director when long-time Southern Columbia Area educator Mrs. Brenda Monick passes the torch to Mrs. Stephanie Ziegmont, who had  previously served as Pottsville Area School District's  Director of Curriculum and Instruction. In welcoming Mrs. Ziegmont, we extend many thanks to Mrs. Monick, who since 1990, has provided Southern Columbia Area dedicated service as a teacher, K-6 Technology Coordinator, and Director of Curriculum.

Next Middle School Celebration Announced

The Middle School's SWPBIS leaders have announced that the school's next celebration will feature a Bottle Flip Tournament on Friday, February 3rd. The cost per participant is $5.00 with each grade limited to 25 participants each. Students must earn the celebration by meeting all grade level criteria by January 19, 2017. Anyone who practices during school is automatically not eligible to participate. The last day to sign up is January 20th. 

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

Take a look back at the summer 2017 facility renovation projects and check on the progress of the Tiger Stadium project via Sway's storyline. Summer projects through August 27, 2017. Tiger Stadium- Start to PresentBefore and After PicturesLearn More

Southern Columbia Area High School eaned lifetime status as National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary High Performing School. Click the link to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More