Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament

Sat, 02/01/2014

The second annual Coaches vs. Cancer basketball tournament between rivals Mount Carmel Area and Southern Columbia Area will take place at the Mount Carmel Area High School gym.  Tipoff for the boys JV team is at 3 p.m., JV girls at 4:30 p.m., varsity boys at 6 p.m. and varsity girls at 7:30 p.m. In addition to the matchups on the court, there will be raffles and other events throughout the day to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

Columbia County Chorus

Fri, 01/31/2014

The Columbia County Chorus Concert will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Auditorium.

High School Gymnasium to be named after beloved Educator and Coach

On Tuesday, February 4th, prior to the start of the Boys Varsity Basketball game against Selinsgrove Area High School, highly-respected and beloved retired educator and coach, Charles T. Nesbitt, will be feted in a ceremony announcing the naming of the new gymnasium in his honor. The ceremony is slated to begin at 7:20 PM. Family, friends, former players and colleagues of Mr.

Board of Education News

Congratulations are extended to Thomas Reich who was recently appointed to fill the vacant Region I (Ralpho Township) seat on the Southern Columbia Area Board of Education.   With Mr. Reich's appointment, SCA's Board now consists of eight members. One Region II seat is still available. If you are a resident of Catawissa Borough or Catawissa Township and have a desire to serve as a school director, please contact Board Secretary Tresa Britch (tbritch@scasd.us) or Superintendent Paul Caputo (pcaputo@scasd.us).

Drug Awareness Town Hall Meeting

Wed, 03/26/2014

Southern Columbia Area will host a Town Hall Meeting on a subject, which unfortunately, is proving to be a growing threat to families throughout Columbia County and beyond- illegal drug use.  Information regarding an increasing gang presence in the region will also be presented. The program will be moderated by Columbia County Commissioner David Kovach and State Representative Kurt Masser. It will include presentations and discussions from speakers with first-hand knowledge of these threats including law enforcement personnel and County judges.

Due to the forecasted snow, the HS Forensics event has been cancelled.

Sat, 01/25/2014

Competitive Spirit Championships

Fri, 01/24/2014 - Sat, 01/25/2014

Good luck is extended to SCA's Competitive Spirit team which has earned a berth in the 2nd Annual PIAA Competitive Spirit Championships! The competition will take place at the GIANT Center in Hershey on Friday, January 24th and Saturday, January 25th.  Spectators will be admitted beginning at 8:00 AM on both days of competition. Admission is $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for students. Click here for Friday's opening day schedule. Good luck girls!

PSSA Science Assessment Grade 8

Tue, 04/29/2014 - Wed, 04/30/2014

PSSA Writing Assessment Grades 5 & 8

Tue, 04/08/2014 - Thu, 04/10/2014

PSSA Math & Reading Grades 5-8

Tue, 04/01/2014 - Thu, 04/03/2014

Special Features

The "SCA Spotlight" features events, stories, and many talents that makes the Southern Columbia Area School District so special!! Come take a look at all the great things happening in the District! 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