Flagpole at Tiger Stadium Dedicated

 

 

Soccer Teams in Playoff Action This Afternoon

Sat, 10/25/2014

Good luck and best wishes are extended to the players and coaches of the Boys and Girls Soccer teams as they continue their respective District IV Class A playoff drives with action kicking off at 12 noon today. The Girls Soccer team will play Millville in the opener with the Boys Soccer team taking on Benton at 2:00 PM.  Both matches will be played at Central Columbia High School. 

Student Wins Bloomsburg Fair Science Award

A project prepared and submitted by senior student Brady Petrovich, was named the Walmart Outstanding Booth Award for Science winner as part of the closing ceremonies of the 2014 Bloomsburg Fair.  Brady's display included information pertaining to acid mine drainage and an experiment entitled The Miller-Urey Experiment. "This experiment was first attempted in the late 1950’s and was designed to simulate early Earth conditions such as early life," stated Brady.

District IV Cross Country Championships Today

Thu, 10/23/2014

Good luck is extended to SCA's Boys and Girls Cross Country teams who will be competing in the PIAA District IV Championships today at at Bloomsburg University.  The Class A Girls race will begin at 9:30 AM with the Boys race set to start at 11:00 AM.

District Soccer Playoffs Begin

Wed, 10/22/2014

Good luck is extended to both the Boys and Girls Soccer teams who open District IV Class A Playoffs this evening, with both games being played at Loyalsock Township High School.

PA Department of Health Issues Advisory

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has asked all schools to post the following Ebola Health Advisory:

Ebola is a severe, often deadly illness that affects humans and non-human primates like monkeys, gorillas and chimpanzees. History’s worst outbreak of the disease is occurring now in West Africa, and the U.S. recently had its first travel-related case of Ebola in Texas.  It is a reality that more cases could be confirmed in other states – including Pennsylvania.

NHS Blood Drive-- Friday, Oct. 31, 7:30-3:00, new gymnasium

Fri, 10/31/2014

Farm-to-School Initiative

Wed, 10/22/2014
Today, Leiby Family Farms, Rohrbach’s Farm, and Stahl’s Plants and Produce will supply Southern Columbia Area schools with Macintosh, Gala and Empire apples from their farms.  K-4 teachers plan to emphasize the importance of locally grown food by incorporating the apples into their daily lesson plans and serving the apples as a healthy snack option. Students in grades 5-12 will enjoy the apples at lunch.
 

Board Membership No Longer Restricted by Regions

Last month, the District filed a petition with the Columbia County Court seeking to change the way Southern Columbia Area voters elect their School Board members. The petition asked the Court to allow Southern Columbia Area voters to elect all nine Board of Education members "at-large."  At-large allows residents living anywhere within the boundaries of the District to run for the School Board. At the time of the petition, only thee of the nine seats could be filled that way. The rest were filled by a region-based system.

October's Fresh Food Initiative will Feature Locally-Grown Apples

SCA's Wellness Committee recently announced that the next Fresh Food of the Month Day will take place on Wednesday, October 22nd, and will feature the "crunchy texture and delicious taste of apples while they are in the peak of their season." All students in  grades K-12 will receive an apple variety from three local orchards/farms:  Leiby's Family Farms, Rohrbach's, and  

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