STEM Magnet Application Deadline is Approaching

The application deadline for the 2015-2016 STEM Magnet Program is Wednesday, April 15, 2015.  Please do not miss the opportunity to participate in this program due to not getting your application in on time.  "It was great to come and visit with your school," stated Kimberly Bolig, Director of Bloomsburg University's STEM Education Center.

Parents Invited to STEM Open House

The STEM Magnet Program, founded in Fall 2013, allows high-achieving high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a head start on a college career in the STEM disciplines. The program offers a choice in two areas of focus: Engineering or Health Sciences. It also gives students interested in math or other sciences the tools needed to be successful in college. While continuing to take classes at their current high school, STEM Magnet participants will be a part of a cohort of students from 11 school districts who take two STEM college courses per semester at Bloomsburg University.

SCA Orators Compete in Prestigious Tournament

On January 10th, Southern Columbia Area High School's Forensics team competed in the 42nd annual Blue, Maroon, and White Tournament, the oldest continuing major high school invitational tournament in Pennsylvania.

SCA Musicans Advance to Regionals

Four Southern Columbia Area High School musicians "placed" at the 2015 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 8 Band Festival held at Troy Area High School this past weekend and will be among a select group of musicians invited to participate in the 2015 Region IV Band Festival. Congratulations are extended to Music teacher Mr.

FBLA Students Turn in Record-Setting Performance!

Twenty-two Southern Columbia Area High School students, including a record number of freshmen and sophomores (11), have qualified for FBLA state competition as a result of their performance in the Region 07 competition. FBLA's Region 07 encompasses schools from Columbia, Lycoming, Potter, Sullivan, and Tioga Counties. The following students were regional winners and will be competing in Hershey on April 13-15:

First Place
Elyse Noll- Computer Applications
Ryan Matukaitis- Healthcare Administration
Eli Yemzow- Intro to Business

Parents and Students Invited to BU STEM Magnet Program Open House

Southern Columbia Area sophomores who have an interest in enrolling in Bloomsburg University's STEM Magnet program in 2015-2016, are invited to attend an Open House at Bloomsburg University on either Tuesday, February 3rd or Wednesday, February 4th at Monty's Assembly Room 127 located on the Upper Campus of Bloomsburg University. The Open House will be held from 6:00-7:30 PM on both dates.

Jazz Band & Gospel Choir

Wed, 05/20/2015

Concert begins at 7:00 pm.

High School Band & Chorus Concert

Wed, 05/20/2015

Concert begins at 7:00 pm.

POD Students Benefit from Financial Literacy Program

First Columbia Bank recently announced that they certified 157 students in financial literacy during the 2013-2014, school year, through the First Columbia Bank Financial Scholars Program.

HS and MS Recognized by Project Tomorrow

Southern Columbia Area High School and South Columbia Area Middle School were recently recognized for their efforts in using 2013 Project Tomorrow Speak Up Survey data to help make informed decisions. SCA school leaders used the survey results to help make curriculum and budgeting decisions including the viability of implementing a 1:1 laptop program in the High School and to gauge student interest in creating a Middle School STEM elective course.
 
As a result of these and other efforts, both schools were

Special Features

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

Take a look back at the summer 2017 facility renovation projects and check on the progress of the Tiger Stadium project via Sway's storyline. Summer projects through August 27, 2017. Tiger Stadium- Start to PresentBefore and After PicturesLearn More

Southern Columbia Area High School eaned lifetime status as National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary High Performing School. Click the link to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More