Artist or Athlete Day

Tue, 03/25/2014

MS students show how their favorite athlete, team, or artist makes them HAPPY!

Hawaiian or Hippy Day

Mon, 03/24/2014

MS students show your Happy Hawaiian or Hippee side!

SoCo Happy Week!

The Middle School will be celebrating Happy Week during the week of March 24.  The School-wide Positive Behavioral Support Team has a variety of activities planned to reinforce positive behaviors and generate positive energy for the upcoming PSSA testing.

Food of the Month Initiative Off to a Great Start!

As part of an initiative to promote wellness and Farm to School partnerships, Southern Columbia Area High School and Middle School students will have access to locally grown food, served once a month at lunchtime. The first  Food of the Month Day was held on Wednesday, March 12th and proved to be a hit with the students.

MS Computer Fair Postponed

Mon, 03/03/2014

The Middle School Computer Fair at the CSIU has been postponed to a future date.  (Students participating will be contacted once new date has been established)

Jena Oley

Grades 5 and 6 Learning Support
(570) 356-3621

Tar Wars

Fri, 02/28/2014

Tobacco Awareness program sponsored by the Geisinger Medical Group of Elysburg will be presented to students in grade 4 & 5.  Program will be held at 1:00pm in the Elementary Large Group Area.

Interviewing Strategies Program

Tue, 02/25/2014

Tony Rodriguez, a representative of Knoebel's Amusement Park will present job interviewing strategies and skills to the 8th grade students.  The program will help to prepare interested students for the upcoming job fair at the park.

SMART Magazine Kickoff Assembly

Wed, 02/12/2014

Middle School students will begin their magazine fund drive with an assembly during activity period.  Please help support SMART by purchasing or renewing magazine subscription through any middle school student.

Middle School Dance

Fri, 02/21/2014

The MS Student Council is sponsoring a dance from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.  The dance is an optional semi-formal and refreshments and photographs will be available for purchase.  Tickets can be purchased from Mrs. Phillips in advance for $3 or at the door for $4.  Parents are to drop off and pick students up at the old middle school entrance.

Special Features

High School students and parents can keep track of the many end of year activities taking place by downloading the 2017-2018 EOY Calendar found by clicking on this link. 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

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 Present (updated February 2, 2018)Learn More