Southern Columbia Area School District

  • 810 Southern Drive | Catawissa, PA

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Announcements

SCA Wrestling - PIAA Runner-up.

Congratulations to our Wrestling Team for finishing 2nd at the PIAA - AA Duel Meet Championships.  SCA defeated Cory Area, Brookville, and Chestnut Ridge before losing a close “Final” match to Reynolds.  We at SCA are very proud of our team and this outstanding accomplishment.

 

Teams Enjoy Banner Weekend!

Congratulations to the Competitive Cheer Team and the Varsity Wrestling Team on a weekend filled with high achievements!

Beauty and the Beast Tickets Are on Sale!

Tickets for Encore's production of Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical are now on sale! Tickets can be purchased online, at the box office- which will be open in the HS Auditorium Lobby Saturdays from 9:00 AM until 12 noon and Mondays and Thursdays from 5:00-7:00 PM- or by calling (570) 336-2139.
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Middle School Events

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    In-Service Day

    Mon, 02/17/2020 There will be no school for students today as teachers and staff will be engaged in professional development training. Classes will resume tomorrow.

  • 02 mar
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    Dr. Seuss's Week-Long Birthday Celebration

    Mon, 03/02/2020 - Fri, 03/06/2020   G.C. Hartman  will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a week-long birthday celebration! Community Friends, Family, and Parents will read from their favorite books and share their love of reading with the elementary students.  “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child!”- Dr. Seuss

  • 02 mar
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    Kindergarten Enrollment Opens

    Mon, 03/02/2020 Beginning March 2, 2020, G.C. Hartman Elementary, will open online enrollment for Kindergarten 2020/2021 school year. After completing the online enrollment please call 570-356-3252 to schedule an appointment for in-person registration the week of Mon. March 30th - Fri. April 3rd, 2020. Children must be 5 years of age prior to 09/01/20.  Please go to our website, www.scasd.us, use the “About SCA” tab and drop down to "Student Registration Process."  Go Tigers!

  • 03 mar
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    2020 Career Expo and Parent Pathway Night

    Tue, 03/03/2020 This is a free event for students, parents and organizations that want to share career paths, and future careers options and opportunities with middle and high schoolers and their families.The event will be held at the Columbia-Montour AVTS from 5:30-8:00  PM. A light dinner is included for all students, families, and vendors.  For more information and to register for this event please click this link.

  • 10 mar
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    Spring Portraits

    Tue, 03/10/2020 Elementary Spring Portraits captured by LifeTouch. There is no makeup date as of now.

  • 30 mar
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    Kindergarten Registration Week

    Mon, 03/30/2020 - Fri, 04/03/2020  Registration will be accomplished by appointment only. The elementary office will be taking appointments starting March 1st. Please call the school at (570)356-3252 between the hours of 8:45am - 2:30pm to schedule an appointment. 

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    Make-Up Day

    Wed, 04/08/2020 Today is the "State Championship" make-up day. School will be in session.

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    2020 ELA - PSSA Testing - Grades 3 through 8

    Tue, 04/21/2020 - Thu, 04/23/2020 ELA - PSSA Testing in A.M. (1 section per day) for grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8

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    2020 MATH - PSSA Testing - Grades 5 through 8

    Mon, 04/27/2020 - Tue, 04/28/2020 MATH- PSSA Testing in A.M. (1 section per day) for grades 5, 6, 7 & 8

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    2020 MATH - PSSA Testing - Grades 3 & 4

    Tue, 04/28/2020 - Wed, 04/29/2020 MATH- PSSA Testing in A.M. (1 section per day) for grades 3 & 4

Special Features

Southern Columbia is engaged in a yearlong initiative to Soar into Space in hopes of being chosen as a downlink site for a live feed emanating from the International Space Station. If chosen, students and staff will be afforeded the unique opportunity to speak with the astronauts currently on the space station sometime in spring 2020. To help the District's application stand out among the rest, Literacy Specialist Lindy Novak and Library Manager Amanda Noblit, have created a set activities and events.Learn More

The Take 5 to Save Lives program outlines 5 things that we can all do to work together to prevent suicide.The campaign encourages everyone to take five minutes out of their day to complete five prevention-focused action steps: 1. Learn the Signs: Take a few minutes to learn the warning signs of suicide. 2. Know How to Help- Know what to say and do if someone you know is struggling.3. Practice Self-Care- MLearn More