Kiwi Berries is September's Featured Fresh Food

Wed, 09/18/2019

Kiwi berries will be served during today's lunch periods as part of the Wellness Committee's Fresh Food of the Month campaign. The dense, nutritional fruit is organically grown and comes from Kiwi Berry Organics Co./Kiwi Korners Farm in Danville. Each student will receive 2-3 berries. To learn more about the nutritional value of kiwi berries, please visit https://kiwiberry.com/nutrition.htm

 

 

 

Planned Two-Hour Delay

Wed, 09/18/2019

Today all schools will operate on a planned, two-hour-delay schedule. While students will report to school later than normal, all staff will report at their regular time. The District's educators will use the two-hours to study and analyze student assessment data including PSSA and Keystone Exam results. This data will be used to prioritize instructional time and to more easily identify individual students' strengths and instructional interventions that can help them continue to progress.

Homecoming Court Announced!

Congratulations to the following students who have been named to Southern Columbia Area High School's 2019 Homecoming Court  (pictured left to right)- Mikaela Brouse, Victoria Brown, Halle Cox, Gina Gratti, Maggie Morrison, and Lauren Rose.  The Homecoming Queen will be crowned Friday evening at 6:50 PM prior to the Tigers football game vs Central Columbia,
 

State Gridiron Record Set

Congratulations to senior Gaige Garcia who broke the Pennsylvania high school career touchdown record in the Tiger Football Team's win against Selinsgrove. The senior rushed 11 times for 84 yards and two touchdowns in the Tigers' 76-0 win, the second of which was his 130th career touchdown, a new state record!

Summer Challenge Launches Reading Project!

The students of G. C. Hartman Elementary participated in the "Infinity and Beyond SCA Summer Reading Space Chase."  The summer reading initiative consisted of eight reading challenges that were intended to enhance literacy and each student’s knowledge of science, with a focus on space science.

Take 5 to Save Lives

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- M

Remembering 9/11

Today we pause to remember the 2,977 people who perished in the horrific terrorist attacks of 

Veterans Day Invitation RSVPs Due Today

Fri, 10/25/2019
Alumni and residents of the Southern Columbia Area School District who are veterans or currently serving in the military are invited to join SCA's students and staff in the High School's annual Veterans Day Assembly to be held Monday, November 11th in the High School auditorium. Our guests are invited to a luncheon at 12 noon to be followed by the assembly beginning at 1:15 p.m. If you plan on attending please complete the form below or call the High School Office at (570) 356-3450.

9/11 Day: Turning Tragedy into Good

Wed, 09/11/2019

Students will remember and honor those who perished in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks by planning and engaging in service projects. Click here for ideas of good deeds you can do for 9/11 Day and year round!

 

Start with Hello

The Cross Country Team were among the school groups who helped launch the Start with Hello initiative at Southern Columbia.

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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

Online registration is now open for new students entering the Southern Columbia District.  Please use this link to begin the process, or choose the About SCA tab on our main webpage.  We encourLearn More

The PSSA Idol is one example of the enthusiasm Southern Columbia's students and staff have for learning! Click the play button to watch G.C.Learn More