Ad Hoc Committee Meeting to Explore Development/Alumni Relations

Wed, 04/29/2015

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold an Ad Hoc Committee meeting to discuss development/foundation efforts at 8:00 AM in the District Office Conference Room.  This is a public meeting.

State Mandated Dental & Physical Examination Forms due by May 8, 2015

State mandated Dental Examination Forms are due in thet Nurse's Office by May 8, 2015, for all students in grades Kindergarten, 3rd and 7th.   State mandated Physical Examination Forms are also due in the Nurse's Office by May 8th, for all students currently in grades Kindergarten, 6th and 11th.  If forms are not received by the May 8th deadline, end of year privileges for students may be withheld.  A School Messenger telephone message has been sent to parents/guardians of stu

Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts Recruiting Performers for its Talent Showcase

Auditions for the Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts Talent Showcase 2015 will take place at 6:00 PM, Tuesday, April 28th, at the Northumberland County Career and Arts Center, 2 E. Arch Street in Shamokin. Performers selected from the audition date will participate in the showcase from noon to 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 23rd. The showcase is open to anyone residing in Northumberland County, with one to six performers permitted in each act.

Donkey Basketball Tournament

Thu, 04/09/2015
A Donkey Basketball Tournament featuring teams of Southern Columbia Area staff and students will be played at 6:30 PM in the Charles T. Nesbitt Gymnasium. Advanced tickets are $6.00 and can be purchased in any of the school offices through April 8th. Tickets sold at the door will be $8.00. Come out, bring the family, and enjoy a fun-filled night! You're bound to get a good laugh! For more information contact Jen Stine at

Donkey Basketball Returns to SCA on April 9th

The Southern Columbia Area High School Class of 2018  is bringing back a fan-favorite event- Donkey Basketball!  On Thursday, April 9th, the students will be hosting a three game, single-elimination tournament that will pit Southern Columbia staff against members of the Junior and Senior classes.  In addition to the games, there will be a 50/50 raffle, donkey rides, concessions, and more!

Facilities/Finance Committee Meeting

Mon, 04/06/2015

The monthly, Board of Directors Facilities/Finance Committee Meeting will be held this evening in the District Office Conference Room at 6:00 PM. This is a public meeting.

Spring Recess Begins

Fri, 04/03/2015 - Mon, 04/06/2015

All schools and offices will be closed Friday, April 3rd and Monday, April 6 for Spring recess. Classes resume Tuesday, April 7th.

Encore's Performance of Annie Wows Audiences!

Congratulations to Mrs. Letha Stone, the Music Department, and the cast and crew of Annie for an outstanding production! As Annie herself would say, Leapin' lizards, it was a fantastic show! The Broadway-like, student performances proved to be energetic, fun-filled, and very entertaining!

Nominations for Distinguished Alumnus Will Close April 2nd

The Southern Columbia Area School District will be accepting nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award until April 2, 2015. The Distinguished Alumnus should be someone who has gone on to achieve success in their field of endeavor and/or has had a positive influence on the students and community of the Southern Columbia Area. Graduates of Southern Columbia Area High School or any high school that formed the Southern Columbia Area School District are eligible to be nominated.

Students to Compete in State Speech League Tournament

Fri, 03/20/2015 - Sat, 03/21/2015

Congratulations and best wishes are extended to Sami Abdul, Lena Becker,  and Adam Unger who will be competing in the 2015 Pennsylvania High School Speech League (PHSSL) State Tournament this weekend. Lena will compete in Impromptu Speaking, Adam in Humorous Interpretation, and Sami in Radio Announcing.  The two-day event will be held at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove. Good luck students!

Special Features

All District offices are staffed throughout the summer should you need to contact your child's school. The offices are open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM and Fridays from 8:00 AM until 12 noon. Learn More

Wishing all students and staff a safe, happy, and much deserved summer break! Classes for the 2019-2019, school year, will begin Monday, August 27th. Until then, enjoy your vacation!Learn More

Southern Columbia Area School District's Special Education Plan was approved by the Board of Education on April 30, 2018, and has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for final review. Questions about the plan can be directed to Director of Special Education Jenn Snyder at or (570) 356-3510.  Please click this link to review the Special Education Strategic Planning document.Learn More