District IV Boys Soccer Playoff Action

Wed, 10/24/2018

Good luck to the Boys Soccer Team who will compete against Danville Area High School in the opening match of the District IV Boys Soccer Playoffs. The game will be played at Balls Mills with an 8:00 PM kickoff. Click here for the 2018 District IV Boys Soccer Playoff Brackets.

District IV Cross Country Meet

Thu, 10/25/2018

Good luck to the Tigers Cross Country Team who will be competing in the 2018 District IV Cross Country meet this morning at Bloomsburg University. The Girls team will be in action at 9:30 AM followed by the Boys team at 11:00 AM. The top team and five individuals in each meet will advance to the PIAA State Cross Country Meet in Hershey on November 3rd.

SCA Awarded Safe Schools Grant

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera recently announced that $1.04 million has been awarded to 60 public school entities to establish and implement programs to prevent and reduce violent incidents. Applicants were eligible to receive up to $20,000 to fund programs. Southern Columbia was one of awardees, receiving the maximum amount.

Foundation Announces PayPal Donation Option

A secure way to donate electronically has been announced by the Southern Columbia Community Foundation. Effective immediately, donors can make monetary contributions to the Foundation through its newly-created PayPal account.

"All-Day" Policy Committee Meeting to be Held

Mon, 11/19/2018

The Board of Education's Policy Committee will hold an extended policy review meeting this morning beginning at 8:30 AM.

Parent Education Outreach Program

Tue, 10/16/2018
Kelly Rava, Licensed Social Worker from Empowerment Education, will present a Parent Education Outreach program this evening at 7:00 PM in the High School Auditorium. She will be discussing causes of suicide and ways to cope in its aftermath. All parents are invited to attend. Ms. Rava will be available following her presentation to meet with parents in small groups or one-on-one.  She will also meet in an assembly with High School students today and Middle School students tomorrow, during both school days.


Distinguished Alumni Inducted

Since 2008, twenty-four graduates of "Southern Area schools" have been bestowed the recognition of being a Distinguished Alumnus. Three of these graduates were recently inducted in a ceremony held before present-day, Southern Columbia Area students and staff.

Know Your Classmates Day

Seventh Grade volunteers and Eighth Grade Peer Mediators have been working with Middle School Counselor Mrs. Jessica Walters, to plan and organize activities for Know Your Classmates Day planned for Friday, October 26th. According to Mrs.

Scholar Athlete Award

Congratulations to Morgan Cole, Class of 2019, who was recently honored as Scholar Athlete of the Week. The award is sponsored by The Daily Item, SUN Orthopaedics of Evangelical and PPL Electric Utilities and honors local student-athletes who thrive in the classroom, in the community and on Susquehanna Valley playing fields.

Student-Athletes Reach Milestones!

Congratulations to Meghan Longenhagen, Julian Fleming, and Gaige Garcia who reached important milestones in their respective sports. Meghan, Class of 2019, recorded her 50th career goal while helping the Lady Tigers Field Hockey Team capture the Warrior Run Tournament on September 22nd. Since then, Meghan has increased her career total to 59.

Special Features

An anonymous way for you to submit a tip to your school is now available. You do not need to share your name, phone number or anything unless you want to.  You can submit a tip three ways: online, by making a phone call, or by using the Safe2Say Something App. What types of things should you report? If it makes you uncomfortable, submit a tip.Learn More

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