Ecology Students Engaged in Unique Project

The Ecology students of Ms. Kristen Vitkauskas are engaged in a unique ecosystem/agriculture project in which they are raising chickens that will make the interior courtyard of the High School/Middle School their home. The chickens will be free-range chickens meaning they will roam freely outdoors on a pasture (the courtyard) where they can forage for their natural diet, which includes seeds, green plants, insects, and worms.

π Day Celebrated at SCA

On Friday March 13th, in honor of Pi Day, the Third Grade Math students of  Mrs. Erin Spotts, joined with Miss Jen Stine's High School Geometry students, to engage in a collaborative exploration of the number Pi. According to Ms. Stine, "Pi Day is an unofficial holiday that celebrates the mathematical constant pi (π).

Alumni News: Cynthia Adams Wins National Title!

This past weekend Cynthia Adams, a 2011 graduate and member of the track team who went on to Lebanon Valley College to pursue a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy, won the NCAA Division III National Championship in the indoor 800 meter run, winning by nearly 2 seconds in a time of 2 minutes 8.81 seconds.  The national meet was held at the JDL Fast Track in North Carolina.  It was the fifth fastest time in NCAA Division III history and capped a career that included 3 All-American honors, 12 MAC championships; 8 of those in the 800 meter run. <

G.C. Hartman Students Raise Funds to Fight Cancer

G.C. Hartman Elementary recently took part in the fundraising campaign, "Pasta for Pennies," to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Presented by Olive Garden, "Pasta for Pennies" is a service learning, character education, and philanthropy program that gives students a unique experience by making a difference through teamwork.  Elementary Principal John Fetterman offered a "sincere thank you" to all who contributed to this worthy cause.

Students Shine at Region Orchestra Festival. Tony Rodriguez Named All-State Musician!

Congratulations are extended to Tony Rodriguez and Olivia Bodner whose performances at the 2015 Central Region Orchestra festival earned rave reviews. Tony placed 2nd Oboe and Olivia placed 3rd on Flute.
 
Tony also earned the distinction of being named to the All-State Wind Ensemble.

Middle School Spring Pictures

Fri, 03/20/2015

Spring pictures will be taken of all Middle School Students today.   All K-12 staff that have not yet been photographed for a LifeTouch ID badge should have their photos taken on Friday morning between 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Curriculum Committee mtg 6:30 PM

Mon, 03/16/2015

The Board of Directors will hold a Curriculum and Instructional Technology Committee meeting at 6:30 PM in the District Office conference room.

Transportation Committee mtg 7:00 PM

Mon, 03/16/2015

The Southern Columbia Board of Directors will hold a Transportation Services Committee meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the High School conference room.  This is a public meeting.

Policy Committee Mtg 6:00 PM

Mon, 03/16/2015

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a Policy Committee meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the District Office conference room.  This is a public meeting.

School Board Mtg 7:30 PM

Mon, 03/16/2015

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the High School Library.  This is a public meeting.

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