Tue, 05/14/2019 - Wed, 05/15/2019

The Spring Keystone ALGEBRA I Exam will take place on May 14th & 15th. The administration is for both students who are currently enrolled in Algebra I and for students who did not achieve a proficient level or higher in previous tests. 

The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education designed to assess proficiency in the subject areas of Algebra 1, Literature and Biology.

Primary Elections Today

Tue, 05/21/2019

Pennsylvania's primary elections to select candidates for November's municipal and school board elections will take place today.

Board of Education Meeting

Mon, 05/20/2019

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting for general purposes beginning at 7:00 PM in the High School Library.

Activities Committee Meeting

Mon, 05/20/2019
The Activities Committee will meet this evening at 6:00 PM in the High School Office Conference Room. This is a public meeting.

Curriculum Committee Meeting

Mon, 05/20/2019

The Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Committee will meet this evening beginning at  6:30 PM in the High School Library. This is a public meeting.

District Awarded PCCD Safety Grant

The Southern Columbia Area School District has been awarded a school safety grant of $50,705 to be used to create a campus-based, digital radio network that is integrated with FirstNet, the high-speed, nationwide wireless broadband network used by First Responders and dedicated to public safety. The grant will also support other security projects designed to keep our schools safe.

Fun Way to Learn the Science of Sound

G.C. Hartman Elementary's Second Grade teachers engaged their students in a variety of hands-on activities and experiments to help them understand where sound comes from and how they are able hear noises. As a culminating activity in their Light and Sound energy unit, the students made made an instrument at home using the science information they learned in school. According to teacher Mrs.

Mock DUI Crash Delivers Powerful Reminder

Every two years local emergency personnel representing distinct units, collectively pool their resources to stage a mock DUI crash on school property to show young drivers the dangers of unsafe driving like drinking and driving, texting while driving and not wearing seat belts.

Middle School Musical

Tue, 05/28/2019
The Middle School Musical "S'Cool" will be performed this evening at 6:30 PM in the HS Auditorium.

Elementary Musical

Thu, 05/23/2019
The Elementary Musical  will be performed this evening in the HS Auditorium beginning at 6:30 PM.

Special Features

Applications for the SOCO Kids Coding Camp will be accepted through Monday, June 3rd. The summer camp is open to rising 2nd through 6th grade students and will be held July 9-11 and July 16-18 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM each day. Our coders will have an opportunity to build codes and create animations and games as well as program different kinds of robots and drones.Learn More

The following information was written by the Society for Prevention of Teen Suicide and is endorsed by the School District. Click to download a PDF Handout version of this resource. When your child’s life is touched by the suicide of a peer or a friend, you may find yourseLearn More

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