3rd Grade Musical Warms Hearts!

The Third Grade Class Choir, directed by Mrs. Monna Tomtishen, once again warmed the hearts of an appreciative audience with an energetic performance of the musical, On With the Snow! The holiday show featured six songs and over 30 speaking parts- all well-executed and well-received!

Seven Players, Coach Roth Named to All-State Team

Accolades for outstanding performance and achievement throughout the 2017 season continued for the Tiger Football Team as their Head Coach and seven players were named to the Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 2A All-State Team.

Student Council Helps Spread Yuletide Cheer!

The High School Student Council recently coordinated a variety of activities designed to lift the spirits and brighten the holidays for those less fortunate. The student group's 4th Annual Covers for Kids Drive was a success, collecting 130 blankets and pillows to be donated to families staying with loved ones hospitalized at the Janet Weis Children's Hospital.

Spirit Week Activities Announced!

The week leading to Winter Recess will be especially festive in the Middle School with students and staff participating in a variety of Spirit Week activities including the following dress up days:  MondayFlannel or Fleece Day!

Lady Tigers Highlight Start of Winter Sports Season

Sat, 12/09/2017

Good luck to the Lady Tigers Basketball Team who will compete this evening in the Tip-Off Tournament Championship hosted by Central Columbia High School. The game will begin at 7:30 PM. Complete schedules of each Winter Sports team can be accessed by clicking on the Athletics Schedule link listed in the Quick Links section below or by visiting the Athletics page of this website. 

Activities Committee Meeting Tonight

Mon, 01/15/2018

The Activities Committee will meet this evening at 6:30 PM in the High School Office Conference Room. This is a public meeting.

Policy Committee to Meet

Mon, 01/08/2018

The Policy Committee will meet this evening beginning at 6:00 PM in the District Office Conference Room. The public is invited to attend.

Special Board Meeting followed by Committee Meetings

Tue, 01/02/2018

A Special Meeting for General Purposes will be held this evening beginning at 6:00 PM, followed by the monthly Facilities and Finance Committee meetings. The meetings will be held in the District Office Conference Room. The public is welcome to attend.

In-Service Day

Tue, 01/02/2018

Today is a staff professional development day. There is no school for students. Classes will resume tomorrow, January 3rd.

Application Deadline for School Board Vacancy

Thu, 12/21/2017

Residents of the Southern Columbia Area School District who wish to apply for a vacant seat on the Board of Education can do so by submitting a letter of interest and resume to Tresa Britch, Board Secretary, by 4:00 PM today, which is the application deadline. The information can be e-mailed to tbritch@scasd.us or mailed/dropped off to the District Office located at 800 Southern Drive, Catawissa, Pa. 17820.

Special Features

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

Take a look back at the summer 2017 facility renovation projects and check on the progress of the Tiger Stadium project via Sway's storyline. Summer projects through August 27, 2017. Tiger Stadium- Start to PresentBefore and After PicturesLearn More

Southern Columbia Area High School eaned lifetime status as National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary High Performing School. Click the links below to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More