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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Back-to-School News

Click the photo or this link to read the Shamokin News-Item's annual back-to-school story. In addition to the information in the news story, the following back-to-school news may be of interest to you:

Welcome Back Students!

Hope you had a restful and fun-filled summer vacation! We're happy to have you back in school and we wish you a year filled with good grades, good memories, and many enriching learning experiences!  Make the 2016-2017 school year your best one yet! 

Online Payment for Meals Now Available!

Parents and guardians are now able to pay for their child's school meals online through
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High School Events

  • 31 aug

    High School Open House

    Wed, 08/31/2016 High School parents/guardians are invited to an Open House from 6:00-8:00 PM. During this time you will have an opportunity to meet your child's teachers and to tour the facility.

  • 01 sep

    MS and HS Picture Day

    Thu, 09/01/2016 LifeTouch photographers will be on hand today to take student portraits of all Middle School and High School students.

  • 05 sep

    Labor Day Observed

    Mon, 09/05/2016 Schools and offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Classes will resume tomorrow.

  • 14 sep

    Two-Hour-Planned-Delay for Data Analysis

    Wed, 09/14/2016 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.

  • 24 sep

    My School Color Run to Benefit SCA's Schoolwide Positive Behavior Efforts!

    Sat, 09/24/2016 Southern Columbia Area's Schoolwide Positive Behavior Team is sponsoring a 5K Race and a 1.5. mile Fun Run with both events promoting and benefitting the District's schoolwide positive behavior efforts. The My School Color Run will include a timed 5k race and a 1.5 mile untimed  junior fun run. Participants can run, walk, and/or jog while raising funds for our school! The color run is open to all Southern Columbia Area supporters!

  • 29 sep

    In-Service Day

    Thu, 09/29/2016 Today is an in-service day for Southern Columbia Area's staff members. There is no school for students.

  • 30 sep

    Bloomsburg Fair Day

    Fri, 09/30/2016 Schools and offices are closed today. Enjoy the Fair! Classes will resume Monday.

Special Features

Welcome back students, teachers, and staff!  Best wishes for a productive and successful school year!Learn More

Please click here to review the Middle School Dress Code which will be in effect for the 2016-2017, school year.Learn More