Policy Committee to Meet

Mon, 03/11/2019

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

Facilities and Finance Committee to Meet This Evening

Mon, 03/04/2019

The March Facilities and Finance Committee Meeting will be held in the District Office Conference Room beginning at 6:00 PM. This is a public meeting.

Class of 2019 Spaghetti Dinner and Chinese Auction Fundraiser

Come out and support the Senior Class.  They will be holding a Spaghetti Dinner and Chinese Auction fundraiser from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Jump Rope Challenge

G.C. Hartman Second and Fourth Grade students recently finished a jump rope unit in their Physical Education classes in which they learned "tons of cool jumps/tricks" and were given the opportunity to participate in a jump rope endurance challenge!  According to teacher Mrs.

Literacy Night Features Harry Potter Novels!

Fri, 03/01/2019
The Library Club is holding a Harry Potter-themed literacy event this evening from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Elementary Gym. Participants will have the opportunity to circulate through ten different activity stations based on events from Harry Potter novels including Quidditch flying lessons, wand-making, and a sorting hat ceremony. Tickets are $2.00 per student and can be purchased in advance in the Elementary, Middle, or High School offices. 


Foreign Language Week to be Celebrated

Mon, 03/04/2019 - Fri, 03/08/2019

National Foreign Language Week will be celebrated this week highlighting a different world language each day.  The languages featured this year are Chinese, Italian, French, German, and Spanish.  Activities are planned all week long to get the student body and staff involved! The cafeteria staff will help promote the Foreign Language celebration by preparing traditional lunches each day to match up with the "language of the day."  

Community Group Lauds FBLA Student

The Ralpho Township Business Association awarded Emma Steely, Class of 2019, FBLA Student of the Quarter at Southern Columbia High School.

Make your Kindergarten Registration Appointment Now!

Parents of incoming 2019-2020 Kindergarten students are encouraged to visit the Student Registration page (found under the About SCA tab) to begin the online portion of the registration process.  Once completed, a sit-down appointment at the G.C. Hartman Elementary Center can be scheduled. Beginning March 1st, please call (570) 356-3250 to schedule an appointment (after completing the online portion of the registration process). Appointments will be scheduled for the week of April 1-5. 

School is in Session Today!

Fri, 03/15/2019

Classes will be held today as this is a "snow" make-up day. 


Columbia County Opioid Crisis Seminar

Sat, 03/30/2019
All members of the community are invited to attend a free seminar to learn more about the scourge of opioid addiction and ways to combat it. Hear from EMTs, a family impacted by this crisis, a local high school principal, and others including keynote speaker Ken Lemons from the PA Adult and Teen Challenge Rehabilitation Treatment Center. The seminar will be held at the Central Columbia High School Auditorium beginning at 6:30 PM.

Special Features

Applications for the SOCO Kids Coding Camp will be accepted through Monday, June 3rd. The summer camp is open to rising 2nd through 6th grade students and will be held July 9-11 and July 16-18 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM each day. Our coders will have an opportunity to build codes and create animations and games as well as program different kinds of robots and drones.Learn More

The following information was written by the Society for Prevention of Teen Suicide and is endorsed by the School District. Click to download a PDF Handout version of this resource. When your child’s life is touched by the suicide of a peer or a friend, you may find yourseLearn More

An anonymous way for you to submit a tip to your school is now available. You do not need to share your name, phone number or anything unless you want to.  You can submit a tip three ways: online, by making a phone call, or by using the Safe2Say Something App. What types of things should you report? If it makes you uncomfortable, submit a tip.Learn More