Farm-to-School Initiative

Wed, 10/22/2014
Today, Leiby Family Farms, Rohrbach’s Farm, and Stahl’s Plants and Produce will supply Southern Columbia Area schools with Macintosh, Gala and Empire apples from their farms.  K-4 teachers plan to emphasize the importance of locally grown food by incorporating the apples into their daily lesson plans and serving the apples as a healthy snack option. Students in grades 5-12 will enjoy the apples at lunch.
 

Board Membership No Longer Restricted by Regions

Last month, the District filed a petition with the Columbia County Court seeking to change the way Southern Columbia Area voters elect their School Board members. The petition asked the Court to allow Southern Columbia Area voters to elect all nine Board of Education members "at-large."  At-large allows residents living anywhere within the boundaries of the District to run for the School Board. At the time of the petition, only thee of the nine seats could be filled that way. The rest were filled by a region-based system.

October's Fresh Food Initiative will Feature Locally-Grown Apples

SCA's Wellness Committee recently announced that the next Fresh Food of the Month Day will take place on Wednesday, October 22nd, and will feature the "crunchy texture and delicious taste of apples while they are in the peak of their season." All students in  grades K-12 will receive an apple variety from three local orchards/farms:  Leiby's Family Farms, Rohrbach's, and  

New Leaders to Direct SCA's Business Affairs

For the past several weeks a transaction in leadership within the Business Office has been underway with departing Business Manager Mike Sokoloski set to turn all fiscal responsibilities over to new stewards, Charles Mannello and Denise Kreisher, at the close of the workday on Friday, October 17th. Mr. Mannello will serve the District as Business Consultant while Mrs. Kreisher will assume duties as Business Office Supervisor.

Transportation Committee mtg 7:00 PM

Mon, 10/20/2014

The Southern Columbia Area School District  Board of Directors Transportation Services Committee will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Library.  This is a public meeting.

Curriculum Committee mtg 6:30 PM

Mon, 10/20/2014

The Southern Columbia Area School District  Board of Directors Curriculum and Instructional Technology Committee will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the District Office conference room.  This is a public meeting.

Board of Directors mtg 7:30 PM

Mon, 10/20/2014

The Southern Columbia Area School District  Board of Directors will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the High School Library.  This is a public meeting.

Board of Directors mtg 7:30 PM

Mon, 10/13/2014

The Southern Columbia Area School District  Board of Directors will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the High School Library.  This is a public meeting.

No School on Columbus Day

Mon, 10/13/2014

There will be no school for students on Columbus Day. The District's teachers will be engaged in in-service and professional development activities that day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, October 14th.

Students Produce Video for Grant Wrap-Up

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