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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State Champions!

The Tiger Football Team faced a formidable opponent, but the team remained focused and systematically worked their way to a 49-14 victory over Wilmington Area in the 2018 PIAA 2A Championship! Congratulations to Coach Roth, his staff and the student-athletes of the Football Team on winning the State Championship!

Students Seek to be the "Grinch for Good"

This holiday season G.C. Hartman students are being challenged to support the Catawissa and Elysburg food banks through a food drive that will last until Wednesday, December 12th.

Gatorade Player of the Year

Congratulations to Julian Fleming, Class of 2020, on being named Gatorade Pennsylvania Football Player of the Year. Now in its 34th year, the award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence and high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field.
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High School Events

  • 11 dec

    HIgh School Holiday Concert

    Tue, 12/11/2018 The annual High School Band and Chorus Holiday Concert will be held tonight beginning at 6:30 PM. The concerts will be performed in the High School Auditorium. 

  • 13 dec

    Ministerium Meeting

    Thu, 12/13/2018 All local religious leaders are invited to attend and participate in a meeting to discuss topics with relevance to the community as a whole, with a focus on social issues and school-community partnerships.  The meeting will be held in the High School Library beginning at 10:00 AM. Guests should report to the High School Office upon arrival at the school. 

  • 20 dec

    Toys; The Night They Came Alive! - Grades 3 & 4 Musical

    Thu, 12/20/2018 Third and Fourth Grades will put on the musical, "Toys; The Night They Came Alive!" at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Auditorium.

  • 21 dec

    Early Dismissal

    Fri, 12/21/2018 Students will be dismissed at 11:00 AM this morning marking the beginning of Winter Recess. Classes will resume Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

  • 24 dec

    Winter Recess

    Mon, 12/24/2018 Schools and offices will be closed today through Tuesday, January 2, 2019  for Winter Recess.  

  • 07 jan

    Facilities and Finance Committees to Meet

    Mon, 01/07/2019 The January Facilities and Finance Committee Meeting will be held in the District Office Conference Room beginning at 6:00 PM. This is a public meeting. 

  • 09 jan

    LITERATURE - Keystone Testing

    Wed, 01/09/2019 - Thu, 01/10/2019 < 1/9/19 - Mod 1 Test - 8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. (approximately)   1/10/18 - Mod 2 Test - 8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. (approximately) >

  • 23 jan

    Planned Two-Hour Delay

    Wed, 01/23/2019 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. 

Special Features

Click here to read a report presented to the Board of Education on November 12, 2018 which reviews bullying data collected by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. The report provides data on the frequency and types of bullying behavior being reported by Southern Columbia Area students as well as a look of how this compares to reports of bullying at other schools statewide, and in Columbia County and Northumberland County schools.Learn More

Southern Columbia Area High School earned lifetime status as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2016, being named a National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary High Performing School. Click the links below to read more about the school's National Blue Ribbon Schools award recognition. Learn More