Student and Staff Accomplishments Recognized at Board Meeting

At the January 11th Board Meeting the following students and staff were recognized for outstanding accomplishments:
Third Grade student Kemilyn Hill was recognized as January's Citizen of the Month. Kemilyn was nominated for this award by her teacher, Mrs. Shelly Hower. Kemilyn was cited as being "an excellent example of a model student, one who exhibits all the qualities of G.C Hartman Elementary Center’s ROAR rules on a daily basis." Mrs.

Facility Use Requests Now Made Online

The use of paper forms to make Southern Columbia Area School District facility use requests has been eliminated with all requests now being made online, using a community facility use request software known as MasterLibrary ML Schedules. A resource page with links to ML Schedules has been created on the District's website. The page also contains videos and other helpful step-by-step instructions.

New Traffic Patterns Now in Effect

Effective with the new year, the driveway located near the District marquee will allow for two-way traffic. Because the driveway provides access directly to a State highway, the District was required to submit a Highway Occupancy Permit with PennDOT.  A goal for altering the driveway is to help improve traffic flow especially at dismissal.

Winter Break Ends- Classes Resume Today

Mon, 01/04/2016

Classes resume today. Welcome back students and staff!

Schools and Offices are Closed for Winter Recess

Mon, 12/28/2015 - Fri, 01/01/2016

Peace, good will and happiness for you during this Christmas season and always. Schools and offices will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2016.

Happy New Year!

Fri, 01/01/2016

Wishing you a happy and healthy 2016!

Merry Christmas!

Fri, 12/25/2015

Peace, good will and happiness for you at Christmas and always.

School Board Meeting Tonight

Mon, 01/18/2016

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting this evening at 7:30 PM in the District Office Conference Room.  This is a public meeting.

School Board Meeting This Evening

Mon, 01/11/2016

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting this evening at 7:30 PM in the High School Library.  This is a public meeting.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed

Mon, 01/18/2016

There will be no classes for students today in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The District's teachers will be engaged in in-service activities.

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