Pre-K Counts Program Coming to SCA!

The District, in partnership with the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, is pleased to announce that a Pre-K Counts program will soon be available to Southern Columbia Area School District residents. Pre-K Counts is a free program available for children who are between ages three and five (who are not yet enrolled in kindergarten) or may be at risk of school failure – either because of family income level, language, cultural or special needs issues.

State Championship Gear Now Available for Ordering

Attention Tiger Football fans- the official State Championship gear is now available for ordering! According to the Boosters, there are four different clothing design options, two in black and two in vegas gold. You can order t-shirts, long sleeve shirts, crewneck sweatshirts, hooded sweatshirts, as well as wicking material options. There are also four different hat options for purchase. Order forms can be downloaded by clicking the link below or by stopping in any of the school offices.

Saturday's Basketball Games Will Help Fight Pediatric Cancer

This weekend's Southern Columbia Area vs. Mt. Carmel Area Basketball Classic will see the teams unite in a common fundraiser designed to fight pediatric cancer. This year's "Classic" marks the fourth year of this joint-effort which has raised nearly $13,000 to date.

Tonight's Board Meeting has been Postponed

Mon, 02/15/2016

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors meeting scheduled for this evening has been postponed due to forecasted wintry weather conditions. It has been rescheduled for next Monday, February 22nd at 7:00 PM.

School Board Meeting This Evening

Mon, 02/08/2016

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting this evening at 7:30 PM in the District Office Conference Room.  This is a public meeting.

Special Board Meeting and Facility/Finance Committee Meeting

Mon, 02/01/2016

A special Board of Education meeting for regular business will be held this evening. It will be followed by the monthly, Board of Directors Facilities/Finance Committee Meeting. The meetings begin at 6:00 PM and will be held in the District Office Conference Room at 6:00 PM. Both are public meetings.

Policy Committee to Meet in Extended Session

Wed, 02/03/2016

The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors Policy Committee will meet this morning beginning at 9:00 AM, in the District Office Conference Room, 800 Southern Dr., Catawissa, PA.  This is a public meeting. The Committee will examine Category 100 policies.

Development Meeting to be held this Morning

Mon, 02/01/2016
The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors Ad Hoc Development Committee will meet this morning at 9:00 AM, in the District Office Conference Room, 800 Southern Dr., Catawissa, PA.  This is a public meeting.

Negative Meal Balance Reminder

Parents/Guardians are expected to keep a positive balance in their child’s account at all times. Students who have negative balances will be subject to the following guidelines:
  • A student will be allowed to charge up to $10.00, which will be applied to his/her account.  After reaching this limit, he/she will receive an alternate meal consisting of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, milk, fruit and vegetable for lunch. The price of the alternate meal will be equal to existing paid/reduced lunch prices.

Many Thanks Extended to Board of Education Members

Public education is more than just learning the basic math, science, English and history; it’s a platform for students to reach their potential. It inspires hope for a new generation and a successful future. Southern Columbia Area exists in part because individuals volunteer their time to make informed decisions about the issues facing public schools.

Special Features

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

Parents and other school community members are encouraged to share their viewpoints about key educational issues, particularly those concerning digital learning and the use of technology to support future ready schools, by participating in the Speak Up Project for Digital Learning, facilitated by Project Tomorrow.  The annual national research project gives education stakeholders the opportunity to ensure their voice is heard not only at Southern Columbia, but at the state and national level as findings are summarized aLearn More