7th Grade Students of the Month: Yanqiu Chen is the geography student of the Month. She is an outstanding student who is exceptionally prepared for class and always participates. She has a terrific work ethic and is always kind and respectful to others. She is polite, well behaved and comes to class with a positive attitude and is ready to learn. Yanqiu is a standout role model for other students in Southern Columbia Middle School. Josh Knoebel is a phenomenal student and classmate in science class. He comes to class prepared, focused, and eager to learn every day. Josh participates in class, completes assignments in a timely manner, and does very high-quality work. He is always willing to help other students, include others, and take the lead during groupwork and labs. Grady Garcia is the student of the month for ELA. Grady is a shining example of our SOCO STAR qualities. Grady works to his fullest capacity in all of his academic work, and he is always helpful and kind to his classmates. He epitomizes resilience as he does not shy away from challenges, rather he embraces them as opportunities to learn and grow. Olivia Jones is the student of the month for Math! She is a fantastic student and classmate in our class. She comes to class with a willingness to learn. She gets along well with others and is very productive with her math work. She is a great problem solver and is motivated to succeed. Olivia always has a smile on her face and is a pleasure to work with.
The SCA Class of 2025 proudly presents the Fourth Annual "DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE." Girls residing in the Southern Columbia Area School District in K-5th grade are cordially invited to a magical evening of dance. Bring your dad or a special someone! Chinese Auction and snack items will be available to purchase. Friday February 17th 2023: 6:00-7:30 in the G.C. Hartman Elementary Gymnasium Tickets are $10 per couple and each additional daughter is $2.00. Advanced sales have taken place in homerooms, and payment/forms can be given to homeroom teachers or the elementary and middle school offices by January 30th. Tickets will also be available at the door. Any questions, please reach out to: Mrs. Konyarfirstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Trometteremail@example.com
Today the 8th grade class took a trip to Columbia Montour Area Vocational Technical School. All students were able to tour different career areas and it was followed by a very tasty lunch! A huge thank you to Vo-Tech for being such gracious hosts.
The following students were chosen by 8th Grade staff at Southern Columbia Middle School as SoCo Stars of the Month for December 2022. These students were chosen because they displayed self-control, tolerance, academic integrity, and resilience within the school setting. Congratulations to these students and their families! Aiden Eby, Levi Everitt, Makenna Golden, Mya Woodland
5th grade students exhibiting positive behaviors were rewarded with an exciting celebration. Congratulations to these students and keep up the good work!
The following students were chosen by Fifth Grade Staff at Southern Columbia Middle School as December SoCo Stars of the Month. These students were chosen because they have displayed self-control, tolerance, academic integrity, and resilience within the school setting. Congratulations to each student and their families! December 2022: Violet Beyer and Jeremy Weikel
Bocce Ball is Back! Our Bocce Team will take on Shikellamy today at 3:30 PM in the Charles T. Nesbitt Gymnasium. Come out and support our team!
The following students were chosen by the sixth-grade staff at Southern Columbia Middle School as December's SoCo Stars of the Month. These students were chosen because they have displayed self-control, tolerance, academic integrity, and resilience within the school setting. Congratulations to each student and their families! December 2022: Kylee Riffindifil, Addison Wittig, Madden Gaul, and Adria Mourey
January is School Director Recognition Month! Join us in celebrating and thanking the Southern Columbia Area Board of Directors who volunteer countless hours each month to serve our students, schools and communities.
Just a friendly reminder to everyone that all Basketball games and Wrestling matches require a ticket purchased through Hometown to enter the gymnasium. This information is on the school's website or through the Hometown app. Students should purchase a student pass for $15.00. Please have your tickets ready when entering the building to expedite this process. No cash sales at the gates. Thanks for your time!
5th grade students learn the meaning of Christmas by wrapping gifts they bought at the holiday shop for a special person in their lives.
In Mrs. Bloom's and Mr. Visnosky's social studies classes, students have been learning about the first civilization, Ancient Mesopotamia. After learning about the first writing system ever recorded, cuneiform, they were able to experience how they wrote using what they had learned. They all agree that without this writing system, we wouldn't be able to write today!
Bye Bye Birdie auditions are tonight at 5 pm in the auditorium. Please contact Miss Holtzman with any questions!
Have you ordered your 2023 Yearbook yet? If not, visit the link below and search for your school(s) of choice. Books for G.C. Hartman Elementary, Southern Columbia Middle School, and Southern Columbia High School can all be ordered from the same site. https://www.jostens.com/yearbooks/students-and-parents/about-yearbooks#affiliate
Due to the incoming weather, the holiday concert will be tonight for the High School music ensembles at 7 PM in the High School auditorium!
This is a message regarding the Angel Network Christmas gift pick-up. If school is canceled or delayed on Friday, December 16, the gift pick-up will be moved to Monday, December 19, from 10 am until noon. Thank you.
New members of the National Honor Society and the National Junior Honor Society were inducted in a ceremony on Tuesday evening. Congratulations to all new inductees!
5th graders enjoyed their AR pizza party this week. Students needed to earn at least 20 points during the first marking period to qualify for the party.
The following students were chosen by Fifth Grade Staff at Southern Columbia Middle School as November SoCo Stars of the Month. These students were chosen because they have displayed self-control, tolerance, academic integrity, and resilience within the school setting. Congratulations to each student and their families! November 2022: Bobby Jones and Tori Haupt
Dr. Cindy Reck, Bloomsburg University Chemistry Professor and SCA parent, visited Mr. Roth's 7th grade science class to do some hands (and mouths)-on chemistry. Students learned about food chemistry, emulsions, and fermentation and got to taste some of the products of their experiments.