Remembering the Lessons of 9/11

Today we pause to remember the 2,977 people who perished in the horrific terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The victims included heroic Americans- firemen, policemen, and other first responders, as well as private citizens- who rushed into dangerous situations to aid those who were endangered by the attacks. September 11th is a day that forever changed the United States.

School Board mtg 7:30 PM

Mon, 09/15/2014

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.

Board of Directors mtg. 7:00 p.m.

Mon, 09/08/2014

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Library.   This is a public meeting.

2-Hour Delay Schedule

Wed, 02/25/2015

Today all schools will operate on a planned, two-hour-delay schedule. While students will report to school later than normal, all staff will report at their regular time. The District's educators will use the two-hours to study and analyze student assessment data including PSSA and Keystone Exam results. The information this data provides will be used to prioritize instructional time and to more easily identify individual students' strengths and instructional interventions that can help them continue to progress.

2-Hour Delay Schedule

Wed, 01/14/2015

Today all schools will operate on a planned, two-hour-delay schedule. While students will report to school later than normal, all staff will report at their regular time. The District's educators will use the two-hours to study and analyze student assessment data including PSSA and Keystone Exam results. The information this data provides will be used to prioritize instructional time and to more easily identify individual students' strengths and instructional interventions that can help them continue to progress.

2-Hour Delay Schedule

Wed, 11/12/2014

Today all schools will operate on a planned, two-hour-delay schedule. While students will report to school later than normal, all staff will report at their regular time. The District's educators will use the two-hours to study and analyze student assessment data including PSSA and Keystone Exam results. The information this data provides will be used to prioritize instructional time and to more easily identify individual students' strengths and instructional interventions that can help them continue to progress.

2-Hour-Delay Schedule

Wed, 09/10/2014

Today all schools will operate on a planned, two-hour-delay schedule. While students will report to school later than normal, all staff will report at their regular time. The District's educators will use the two-hours to study and analyze student assessment data including PSSA and Keystone Exam results. The information this data provides will be used to prioritize instructional time and to more easily identify individual students' strengths and instructional interventions that can help them continue to progress.

Laptop "1:1" Program Presentation -Wed. Evening for 8th-12th Graders

8th - 12th grade students (& 7th graders in Algebra I) and parents/guardians are invited to join our technology staff and administration Wednesday evening during the MS-HS "Back To School Night" for one of two short presentations which will provide information about our "1:1" (one-to-one) laptop initiative. The presentations will be held in the HS Auditorium, and start promptly at 6:00pm and 7:30pm.

Labor Day Holiday Observed

Mon, 09/01/2014

Schools and offices are closed today in observance of Labor Day. Classes will resume tomorrow.

SMART Meeting

Mon, 09/08/2014

Parents of Middle School students are urged to attend a reorganizational meeting of SMART at 6:00 pm in the HS cafeteria. The positions of President, Secretary and Treasurer need to be filled immediately.  This parent group plans and conducts fundraising activities for students in grades 5 - 8.

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