Labor Day Holiday Observed

Mon, 09/01/2014

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

SMART Meeting

Mon, 09/08/2014

Parents of Middle School students are urged to attend a reorganizational meeting of SMART at 6:00 pm in the HS cafeteria. The positions of President, Secretary and Treasurer need to be filled immediately.  This parent group plans and conducts fundraising activities for students in grades 5 - 8.

Special School Board mtg

Tue, 09/02/2014

The Board of Directors will hold a special meeting for general purposes at 6:00 p.m. in the District Office conference room.  It will be immediately followed by a Facilities/Finance Committee meeting, also in the District Office conference room.

Facilities/Finance Committee mtg

Tue, 09/02/2014

The Board of Directors will hold a Facilities/Finance Committee meeting immediately following the special Board meeting, which is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.  Both meetings are open to the public and will be held in the District Office conference room.

More Back-to-School News

Student Achievement
We were pleased with the results of our efforts last year as PSSA and Keystone data released this summer showed significant improvement in student achievement. We look to build on this progress. PSSA Math: 3rd Grade 10.2% gain, 5th Grade 12.4% gain; PSSA  Reading: 3rd Grade 8.2% gain, 4th Grade 11% gain, 6th Grade 7.4% gain;  PSSA Writing: 5th Grade 25% gain!; Keystone Exams: All Algebra I students in grades 6-11 made a 13.4% gain, Biology 15.4% gain, Literature 5.1% gain.

Back to School News

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Laptop Program Presentation - Grades 8-12

Wed, 09/03/2014

For 8th - 12th grade students & Parents/Guardians- Only 1/2 hour - "Laptop Borrow Program Overview & Guidelines", in the HS Auditorium at 6:00pm & 7:30pm

Elementary Meet the Teacher Night (Gr. 1-2: 6:00 to 6:50)(Gr. 3-4: 7:00 to 7:50)

Thu, 08/28/2014

This opportunity is for you to come meet your child's first through fourth grade teacher.

Teacher In-Service Days Mark the Start of the 2014-2015 School Year!

Teachers Megan Habowski, Michele Petro and Michelle Faust engage in a brainstorming activity entitled "roping around." The activity called for the teachers to detach themselves from each other without cutting the rope or removing it from their wrists.This was one of the many activities held during the August 21st in-service workshop which allowed the professional staff to wo

Bloomsburg Fair Day

Fri, 09/26/2014

All schools and offices are closed.

Special Features

 The Southern Columbia Area School District will be participating in the 2014 Speak Up Survey.  Speak Up, a national online research project facilitated by Project Tomorrow, gives individuals the opportunity to share their viewpoints about key educational issues, particularly 21st century education and technology. Each year, findings are summarized and shared with national and state policy makers.Learn More

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