Southern Columbia Area School District

  • 802 Southern Drive | Catawissa, PA


  • Elementary school students pose at Commonwealth Museum.

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Students Recognized with Top Honors at National Convention

Southern Columbia's two representatives at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, enjoyed a rewarding experience, that was made even more memorable with both students earning recognition for high-achievement in the organization's competitive, academic events.

Summer Facility Projects Progressing Well

The District's campus has been a bevy of activity this summer with a variety of construction and repair projects underway designed to provide students and staff a

Free and Reduced Meals Application Now Available

The Southern Columbia Area School District offers healthy meals every school day. Breakfast costs for all students are $1.60. Lunch costs for students in grades K through 4 are $2.25 and $2.50 for those in grades 5-12. Your child(ren) may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. The reduced price for breakfast is $.30 and $.40 for lunch.
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G.C. Hartman Elementary Events

    21 aug

    In-Service Day

    Tue, 08/21/2018 - Thu, 08/23/2018 Staff professional development days and preparation for the 2018-2019, school year.

    21 aug

    5th Grade Orientation

    Tue, 08/21/2018

    23 aug

    Meet the Teacher Night

    Thu, 08/23/2018 First - Fourth Grades

    24 aug

    Foundation Chicken and Pulled Pork Dinner

    Fri, 08/24/2018 The Southern Columbia Community Foundation is hosting a Chicken and Pulled Pork dinner prior to tonight's Tiger football game vs. Bloomsburg. The dinner will be held from 4:00-6:00 PM with meals served and/or available for pick up at the Bus Garage adjacent to Tiger Stadium. Meals are $10.00 in advance and $13.00 at the door. Price includes admission to the game. Tickets can be purchased in the High School Office, District Office, Ponduce Farms in Numidia, OIP in Elysburg, and Woody's in Catawissa. All proceeds benefit the District's educational programs.

    27 aug

    First Day of School!

    Mon, 08/27/2018 Classes for the 2018-2019 school year begin today!

    28 aug

    Middle School Open House

    Tue, 08/28/2018 Open House for all Students in Grades 6 to 8.Open House begins at 6:00 PM.6th Graders and Parents will meet in the Auditorium for 6:00 PM.  

    30 aug

    LifeTouch Picture Day

    Thu, 08/30/2018 Picture Day for all Students in Grades 5 to 12.

    13 sep

    Fall Pictures K-4th

    Thu, 09/13/2018

    24 sep

    Grandparent's Day (K, 1st, 2nd)

    Mon, 09/24/2018 Kindergarten - 8:45 - 9:45 am1st Grade - 12:15 - 1:15 pm2nd Grade - 10:30 - 11:30 am

    25 sep

    Grandparent's Day (3rd, 4th)

    Tue, 09/25/2018 3rd Grade - 9:00 - 10:00 am4th Grade - 12:15 - 1:15 pm

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 2018-2019, school year, will begin Monday, August 27th. Until then, enjoy your vacation!Learn More