Southern Columbia Area School District

  • 812 Southern Drive | Catawissa, PA

  • High School students pose with Nigerian artist and ambassador Ibiyinka Alao.

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New Curriculum Director Welcomed! Retiring Director Thanked!

Beginning Monday, January 23rd, the District will transition to a new Curriculum Director when long-time Southern Columbia Area educator Mrs. Brenda Monick passes the torch to Mrs. Stephanie Ziegmont, who had  previously served as Pottsville Area School District's  Director of Curriculum and Instruction. In welcoming Mrs. Ziegmont, we extend many thanks to Mrs. Monick, who since 1990, has provided Southern Columbia Area dedicated service as a teacher, K-6 Technology Coordinator, and Director of Curriculum.

Competitive Cheer Team Wins District Gold!

The Southern Columbia Competitive Cheerleading Team won the District IV Championship held at Shamokin Area High School on Saturday, placing first in the Small Varsity class with a score of 214, the highest overall score of the ten teams competing.

SCA's Students, Educators and Parents Encouraged to Participate in National Study

Through January 27th, more than 400,000 K-12 students, educators and parents worldwide will complete the Speak Up 2016 online survey and share their ideas about education and technology with our national leaders.
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High School Events

  • 20 jan

    Competitive Cheer Team Competes in Preliminary Round

    Fri, 01/20/2017 Good luck to the Competitive Cheer team who will compete in the Preliminary Round of the 2017 PIAA Competitive Spirit Championships this afternoon beginning at 5:42 PM. Links to Semi-finals and Finals schedules can be found by clicking here.

  • 20 jan

    Presidential Inauguration Day

    Fri, 01/20/2017 The terms for the new United States President and Vice-President begin at noon. Wishing President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice-President-Elect Mike Pence much success in leading our nation!

  • 06 feb

    Facilities and Finance Committees will Meet this Evening

    Mon, 02/06/2017 The monthly, Board of Directors Facilities/Finance Committee Meeting will be held in the District Office Conference Room at 6:00 PM. This is a public meeting.

  • 08 feb

    STEM Open House at BU

    Wed, 02/08/2017 - Thu, 02/09/2017 Bloomsburg University will host a STEM Magnet Program Open House this evening at 6:00 PM to discuss the program with potential students and their parents. A second open house will be held tomorrow, also at 6:00 PM. The Open Houses will be held at Monty’s on Bloomsburg University’s upper campus where there is plenty of parking. Light refreshments will be available.  Listed below is a flyer with more details about the Open Houses and a campus map to help get you to Monty's.

  • 13 feb

    Board of Education Meeting Tonight

    Mon, 02/13/2017  The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting for general purposes beginning at 7:30 PM in the District Office Conference Room. The public is welcome to attend.

  • 15 feb

    Planned 2-Hour Delay for Data Analysis

    Wed, 02/15/2017 Today all schools will operate on a planned, two-hour-delay schedule. While students will report to school later than normal, all staff will report at their regular time. The District's educators will use the two-hours to study and analyze student assessment data including PSSA and Keystone Exam results.

  • 20 feb

    Board of Education Meeting

    Mon, 02/20/2017 The Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting for general purposes beginning at 7:30 PM in the District Office Conference Room. The public is welcome to attend.

  • 20 feb

    Presidents' Day Observed

    Mon, 02/20/2017 There will be no classes for students today in observance of Presidents' Day. The District's teachers will be engaged in in-service activities.

  • 12 apr

    Snow Make-Up Day

    Wed, 04/12/2017 Today is a snow make-up day. School will be in session.

Special Features

Congratulations to Southern Columbia Area High School on being named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School as an Exemplary High Performing School! Southern Columbia Area High SchoolLearn More

Visit the Fundraiser Page to check out the current fundraising efforts underway at SCA!Learn More

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