Thanksgiving Recess

Wed, 11/26/2014 - Fri, 11/28/2014

Thanksgiving Recess - all schools and offices are closed.

Non-instructional Day - Parent & Teacher Conferences

Tue, 11/25/2014

This is a non-instructional day with no classes for students.  Parent and teacher conferences will be held according to pre-scheduled appointments.

Non-instructional Day - Parent/Teacher Conferences

Mon, 11/24/2014

This is a non-instructional day with no classes for students.  Parent and teacher conferences will be held according to prescheduled appointments.

District Awarded a PDE School Police Officer Grant

The Southern Columbia Area School District was among 114 Pennsylvania schools awarded a 2014-2015, Pennsylvania Department of Education Safe Schools Grant.  The grant program was created last year, and allows schools and municipalities to receive funding through the Department of Education to cover the cost of hiring a school resource officer or school police officer.

School Board Mtg 7:30 PM

Mon, 11/17/2014

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.

Tigers Football Team Nominated for Best Football Program Contest!

The Southern Columbia Area Football Team has been nominated by USA TODAY to compete in the newspaper's 2014 Best Football Program contest. There will be three rounds of voting by the public to determine the ten best football programs in the nation. The athletic department of the winning school will receive $1,000. Second place will receive $500 and third place will receive $250.

Thank You Veterans for Serving our Country and Protecting our Freedoms!

Semifinal Playoffs Tonight at Tiger Stadium

Fri, 11/14/2014

Good luck is extended to the Tigers Football team as they take on Montoursville in District IV AA Semifinal playoff action! Kickoff is 7:00 PM at Tiger Stadium.

Eighth Annual Southern Columbia Christmas Dinner

The Eighth Annual Southern Columbia Area Christmas Dinner for senior citizens will be held on Thursday, December 4, 2014, in the HS/MS Cafeteria. The annual dinner is sponsored by the students and staff of the Middle School and is open to all District residents who are 55 years of age and older. There is no cost to attend, but seating is limited to 150 guests.

School Performance Profile Scores Released

Earlier today, the Pennsylvania Department of Education publicly released the School Performance Profiles for the 2013-14, school year. All Southern Columbia Area schools did well with each scoring well above 70, the score PDE considers to be satisfactory. In a news release, acting education secretary Carolyn Dumaresq said that 72 percent of public school buildings earned a score of 70 or higher, the same percentage as in 2012-13. That equals 2,134 schools of 2,947 for which there are profiles. G.C.

Special Features

Keep up-to-date on Southern Columbia Area School District news- from a student perspective- by watching the latest edition of the award-winning, TigerNews Daybreak Live.Learn More

An information and resource page pertaining to the school budgeting process has been created and can be found by clicking on this link. Originally published to explain the 2014-2015, budgeting process, it will be updated and applied to future budgeting processes too.Learn More