5th Graders enjoyed their Pizza Party for earning 25 AR points during the 2nd Marking Period!
The Kids Who Care Middle School Art Club created origami boxes filled with treats and handmade clay ornaments after school with Mrs. Brown. Recipients of the gifts were suggested by SCA staff members who knew of someone who needed their spirits lifted. Thank you to everyone who responded to the survey and thank you to all of the students who utilized their talents to make someone else feel special.
Please see the attached flyer regarding free workouts and clinics offered by the SCA Field Hockey Team. They run every Tuesday in January and February starting on January 30th.
SAVE is holding a Bingo + Basket fundraiser to provide funding for their annual SAVE Walk and their upcoming SAVE summit in North Carolina in April. Please see the attached flyer for more details!
The SCA Class of 2025 proudly presents the Fifth Annual "DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE." Girls residing in the Southern Columbia Area School District in Grades K-5 are cordially invited to a magical evening of dance. Bring your dad or a special someone! When: Friday, February 16, 6:00-7:30 pm Where: Southern Columbia High School, Old Gymnasium Tickets are $20 per daddy/daughter couple. Each additional daughter is $5. Flyers are being sent home to pre-order tickets, and tickets will also be sold at the door. Please email Mrs. Zysset or Mrs. Trometter with any questions.
Middle School County Chorus members Ellie Unger, Lilli Hinkle, Addison Wittig, Karley McHale, Airy Green, Izzy Long, and Owen Eyer recently traveled to Danville High School where they performed with students from around Columbia and Montour Counties in the Middle School County Choir Festival.
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 2023: Atalie Major, Amelia DeWald, Logan Turofski, Josh Helwig
Congratulations to the 7th Grade SoCo STARS Students of the Month for December! Math - Kaylynn Delancey, ELA - Anson Plock, Geography - Sophia Gasperetti, Science - Cheyenne Gosciminski.
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 2023: Jackson Pfirman and Jovie Stahl
Miss Johnson's class got to hang out with Santa today! Good news: They all made the nice list! Happy Holidays! 🎄🎁
5th Grade students recently enjoyed their Holiday Shopping Day. Students used their Team Bucks to buy a gift for someone special. They wrapped it, made a card, and then they enjoyed cookies and milk. It was a fun afternoon for everyone who participated! 🎁
Students in Mr. Williams' 5th Grade Computer Class are celebrating the Winter Holiday season by coding animated holiday themed cards prior to the upcoming break. Students are using simple block-based coding to learn the fundamentals of coding strategy. Pictured are two students with their work.
We hope that you have enjoyed getting to know our staff through the "Together We're Tigers" features published on the school website and on social media. Here is the final edition. Top Row (Left to Right): David Kaseman: 6th Grade Science and Math Teacher with 19 years in education and 15 years working at SCA Kayla Huntington: K-4 Life Skills Teacher with 5 years working in education and in her 1st year working at SCA Brandon Traugh: Elementary Principal with 12 years working in education and 8 years working at SCA Chris Kreisher: Paraprofessional / Police Officer with 9 years working at SCA Christopher Gengler: High School Teacher with 24 years working at SCA Holly Serafini: 8th Grade Teacher with 17 years working in education and 15 years working at SCA Bottom Row (Left to Right) Michael Williams: Geography Teacher with 36 years working at SCA Colleen Kane-Gilger: Library Manager with 9 years in education and in her 2nd year at SCA Dana Madara: Computer/STEM teacher and Gifted Teacher with 16 years in education and 9 years working at SCA Crystal Gajkowski: Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment with 19 years in education and in her 1st year working at SCA
Mrs. Frey's Middle School Gifted Class took math and science enrichment to the next level with the power of Virtual Reality (VR) Headsets! This immersive experience brought concepts to life through real-world applications for a personalized learning experience.
Miss Johnson's Middle School Life Skills class made gingerbread houses today! 🎅🎄🎁
Students and staff have been enjoying "12 Days of Holidays," sponsored by Student Council. You can visit and follow their page here (https://www.facebook.com/SoCoStuCo/) to see even more great photos, information on upcoming theme days, and daily prize winners. 🎅🎄🤶
The Southern Columbia Area High School Technology Office is responsible for the support, monitoring, and maintenance of the district’s LAN, including its software, hardware, and policies regulating its use. The department is headed by Brian Davis, the District Technology Coordinator, who is the primary contact for support, monitoring, and maintenance of the district’s LAN. Chris Medon and Alec Sharrow are the Technical Support Specialists in the department. During the past few weeks, they have been busy enhancing their office's Christmas Spirit by decorating the mascot “Beary” and setting up a digital fireplace with festive music. 🎅🎄 Contributor: AJ Wetzel, Journalism Staff Member (AJ, who served as a summer intern in the Tech Office, is pictured with Beary.)
A yearbook makes for the perfect gift for that tough-to-buy-for student on your holiday shopping list. Use the link below to place your order today for any one of our three schools. https://www.jostens.com/yearbooks/students-and-parents/about-yearbooks#affiliate Sure, the books won't arrive until May, but the best gifts are worth a delay! 🎄🎅
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 2023: Kason Klinger and Aaliyah Row
The following students were chosen by the Sixth Grade staff at Southern Columbia Middle School as November'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! November 2023: Joseph Serafini, Charlie Whitbeck, ElleAna Zanella, Gabriella Hoffman