Summer POD Promotes Service Learning

For the past nine years, rising High School seniors have had the opportunity to complete Problems of Democracy in a blended format duing the summer months. The summer course is a popular option for many students who are seeking to free up space in their senior schedules to add desired electives. POD is a required course needed to fulfill Southern Columbia Area graduation requirements. According to one of the summer instructors, Dr.

Advance Tickets For Tonight's Game

Fri, 08/31/2018
Tickets for the Tigers away football game vs. Mt. Carmel Area High School are on sale at the High School Guidance Office through noon today. Ticket prices are $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for students. Kickoff is 7:00 PM at Mt. Carmel's Silver Bowl.

Labor Day

Mon, 09/03/2018

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

Facilities and Finance Committee to Meet

Mon, 10/01/2018

The October Facilities and Finance Committee Meeting will be held in the District Office Conference Room beginning at 6:00 PM. This is a public meeting.

Energy Curtailment at 3:00 PM

Tue, 08/28/2018

The District will be participating in an energy curtailment audit as part of its enrollment in EnerNoc's demand response program. The District's buildings will be operating with limited power from 2:50 PM until 4:00 PM and will be closed to the public. If you have transportation inquiries during this time, please call (570) 356-7420.

New School Year Begins!

Welcome back! We hope you had a restful and fun-filled summer vacation! Wishing the new school year brings you much success and many rewarding experiences- may 2018-2019 be your best school year yet! 

SCA Welcomes New Staff!

A warm welcome is extended to the following individuals who will be joining Southern Columbia Area's staff for the 2018-2019 school year: Kristy Trefsger, Title 1 Reading Teacher; Steven Roth, 7th Grade Science Teacher; Zach Malett, K-4 Computer Technology Teacher; Dante Anskis, MS Emotional Support Teacher; Brenda Breisch, Elementary School Secretary; Rebecca Kornaski, HS Custodian; and paraprofessionals Brooke Travelpiece, Cynthia Wheary, Misty

Board of Education Meeting Tonight

Mon, 09/17/2018

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting for general purposes beginning at 7:00 PM in the District Office Conference Room.

Activities Committee Meeting

Mon, 09/17/2018

The Activities Committee will meeting scheduled for 6:30 PM in the High School Office Conference Room has been cancelled.  The next Activities Committee meeting will be held October 15, 2018, at 6:30 PM in the High School Conference Room.

Curriculum Committee Meeting - **CANCELLED**

Mon, 09/17/2018

The Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Committee will not meet in September.  Their next meeting will be held October 15th beginning at  6:30 PM in the District Office Conference Room. This is a public meeting.

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