High School Art Students Boost Their Mental Health

High School Art Teacher, Mrs. Casie Baker, asked her high school Art students to create a drawing that displayed activities they do to boost their own mental health.  In honor of Children's Mental Health Awareness Day on May 7th, Mrs.

Tigers Care about Mental Health

The SCA Administrative Team has been meeting daily via Microsoft Teams since the implementation of COVID-19 social distancing restrictions.  During one of their recent virtual meetings, they took a few minutes to show their support for Children's Mental Health Awareness.   The Adiminstrative Team would like to remind you that if you are in need of additional resources, supports, or just someone to talk to during this time away from school, please visit the SCA S

Text Messaging is Coming via School Messenger - Opt-in Now!

The Southern Columbia Area School District will begin using text messaging as part of School Messenger broadcasts beginning June 15, 2020.  If you would like to receive text messages on your SMS text-capable device for future School Messenger broadcasts (after June 15th),  you may opt-in now by texting Y (or yes) to short code 67587, and ensuring that your SMS text-capable device number is on record with the School District in the Sapphire Portal.  Click here

Grab & Go Meals Available for Pickup Today

Fri, 05/01/2020

Grab & Go Meals are available for pickup today from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Catawissa Hose Co. #1, 400 South Street, Catawissa (rear of the building), All Home Days Community Park, 33 East Center Street, Elysburg; and the Locust Township Municipal Building, 1223 Numidia Drive, Catawissa. The meals are available for anyone age 18 or younger.

Virtual Activities Committee and Facilities/Finance Committee Meetings

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a virtual Activities Committee meeting on Monday, May 4, 2020, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  It will be immediately followed by a virtual  Facilities/Finance Committee meeting.  The public will have access to the virtual meetings through a live Facebook feed.  At the time of the meetings, please click on the Southern Columbia Area School District Facebook  page to access the meetings.  The Faciliteis/Fin

Virtual Activities Committee and Facilities/Finance Committee Meetings

Mon, 05/04/2020

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a special Activities Committee meeting virtually this evening at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting will be immediately followed by a virtual Facilities/Finance Committee meeting.  While the meetings will not physically be held on the District campus, the public will have access to join the meeting virtually through Facebook Live.   Instructions for connecting to the meetings will be posted in the "News and Announcements" section of the District home page.

Virtual School Board Meeting

Mon, 05/18/2020

The Southern Columbia Area Board of Directors will hold a regularly scheduled meeting for general purposes this evening at 6:00 p.m.   This meeting will be held virtually.  While the meeting will not physically be held on the District campus, the public will have access to join the meeting virtually.  Instructions for connecting to the meeting will be posted in the "News and Announcements" section of the District home page.

Teacher Spotlight on Excellence Videos

SCASD Teacher Spotlight on Excellence Videos.  A link to some of the great videos the teachers are creating for our students.

Last Teacher Day

Tue, 06/02/2020

Today is the last teacher day of the 2019-2020 school year.  Have a great summer!

Memorial Day Observance

Mon, 05/25/2020

Memorial Day is observed today.  All schools and offices will be closed.

Special Features

Southern Columbia is engaged in a yearlong initiative to Soar into Space in hopes of being chosen as a downlink site for a live feed emanating from the International Space Station. If chosen, students and staff will be afforeded the unique opportunity to speak with the astronauts currently on the space station sometime in spring 2020. To help the District's application stand out among the rest, Literacy Specialist Lindy Novak and Library Manager Amanda Noblit, have created a set activities and events.Learn More

The Take 5 to Save Lives program outlines 5 things that we can all do to work together to prevent suicide.The campaign encourages everyone to take five minutes out of their day to complete five prevention-focused action steps: 1. Learn the Signs: Take a few minutes to learn the warning signs of suicide. 2. Know How to Help- Know what to say and do if someone you know is struggling.3. Practice Self-Care- MLearn More