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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Elysburg Rotary Assists Safe Schools Effort

Many thanks are extended to the Elysburg Rotary Club for their generous $500 donation toward the District initiative to place trauma kits in key locations throughout campus.

Track and Field Athletes Qualify for States!

Congratulations are extended to the following student-athletes who have qualified to compete in the PIAA 2A Track and Field Championships to be held May 25-26th at Shippensburg University: Ethan Knoebel, 800m and 1600m;  Brant Long, Pole Vault;  Kari Cambria, 100m hurdles; and Hanna Davis, 400m.

Tigers Demonstrate Pride, Joy and Athletic Prowess at Spartan Games

Southern Columbia students trekked to Fountain Springs, Pennsylvania to participate in the 2nd Annual Spartan Games hosted by the North Schuylkill School District. The Spartan Games, similar to the Special Olympics, showcases the abilities of students with intellectual disabilities as they engage in competitive athletic contests.
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High School Events

  • 25 may

    State Track Meet Begins Today

    Fri, 05/25/2018 Good is extended to Southern Columbia's contingent of student-athletes- Kari Cambria, Hanna Davis, Ethan Knoebel, and Brant Long-  who will be competing in today's Preliminaries of the 2018 PIAA Track and Field Championships! The State Meet is being held at Shippensburg University with events beginning at 9:00 AM. Click this link for the complete schedule of events through Saturday's Finals Competition.

  • 25 may

    Baseball Team in Semi-Final Action

    Fri, 05/25/2018 Good luck is extended to the Baseball Team in today's District 4 AA Semi-Final Playoff Game against Wellsboro Area HS. The game will be played in Wellsboro with first pitch at 4:30 PM. Go Tigers!

  • 25 may

    Living History Museum

    Fri, 05/25/2018 Ninth Grade students will reenact and retell stories of important events in U.S. History from the birth of our nation through the Reconstruction Period during today's Living History Museum presentations.

  • 28 may

    Memorial Day Holiday

    Mon, 05/28/2018 All schools and offices are closed in observance of Memorial Day. Classes will resume tomorrow.

  • 30 may

    Baccalaureate and Awards Ceremony this Evening

    Wed, 05/30/2018 Baccalaureate, sponsored by members of the Class of 2018, will be celebrated this evening beginning at 5:00 PM in the High School Auditorium. This will be followed at 6:30 PM by the annual Senior Awards Ceremony which will also be held in the Auditorium.

  • 04 jun

    Special Meeting Followed by Committee Meetings

    Mon, 06/04/2018 A Special Board of Education meeting for general purposes will be held this evening at 6:00 PM in the District Office Conference Room. This meeting will be followed by the June Facilities and Finance Committee Meetings. The public is welcome to attend.

  • 05 jun

    PIAA Sports Physicals

    Tue, 06/05/2018 Physicals for the 2018-2019, school year will be held today from 2:00-6:00 PM in the Nesbitt Gymnasium. This will be the only day physicals for the upcoming sports seasons will be offered at the school. These physicals are offered at no cost to the student-athlete.

  • 05 jun

    K-12 Early Dismissal Today

    Tue, 06/05/2018 All students (K-12) will be dismissed at 11:30 AM. Transportation will be provided.

  • 06 jun

    Early Dismissal Today

    Wed, 06/06/2018 All students (K-12) will be dismissed at 11:30 AM. Transportation will be provided. Also, today is the make-up day for final exams.

  • 07 jun

    Class of 2018 Commencement

    Thu, 06/07/2018 The Graduation Ceremony for Southern Columbia Area High School's Class of 2018 will take place this evening at 6:00 PM in Mitrani Hall of the Haas Center for the Arts, located on the campus of Bloomsburg University. 

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