Welcome to St. Columba Catholic School

St. Columba School welcomes every child of any faith background to its morally and spiritually rich environment which features exemplary academics, solid faith formation, leadership privileges, and community outreach opportunities. We have earned a fine reputation for inspiring our students to reach their potential and achieve personal success.

Plan a Visit

Come visit our school family. Contact the school office at (570) 784-5932


Mission Statement

To serve as beacons of Christ’s light while nurturing individual gifts in a faith infused, academically challenging, safe and secure environment.

SCS Happenings
Seventh-grade co-chairs Socks for the Sole Drive
Did you know that socks are the number one requested item by residents living in Nursing Homes? Yes, adult-sized, warm socks. And with over 450 residents in local nursing homes, the need in our area is great. St. Columba School is holding a sock drive with church parishioners beginning Oct. 31.  Students who bring in three pairs will have their decorated sock posted on the front entrance bulletin board and homerooms that collect 50 pairs will earn a dress down pass for every student.  Our goal is 1,000 pairs which will give each resident something to keep th...

Read More

Exploring Science with SCS Science Explorers
Ellla Stephens, 3rd grade mixes her chemicals together to make her "Matter Monster. " The students formed a hypothesis about what would happen when two unknown liquids were mixed together.  They discussed three states of matter and what happens during a chemical reaction.  In this case,  two liquids created a solid and their "Matter Monster " was born.  Science explorers is open to 1st - 5th graders at St. Columba School.  

Read More

4th Grade is Turtly Terrific
The fourth grade class at St. Columba School welcomed a special guest Friday morning!  Mrs. Colleen Tarantino (the school's Food Service Director) brought her pet African Sulcata Tortoise to visit the class for the day. Two year old Yoshi enjoyed the day crawling through dirt and munching on Romaine lettuce in his crate.  He was visited by several other classes in the school.  He seemed to be watching the students as they were looking at him!  

Read More

View All Announcements >

Prayer of St. Columba

Be a bright flame before me, Oh God, a guiding star above me. Be a smooth path below me, a kindly shepherd behind me today, tonight and for ever. Alone with none but you, my God I journey on my way; what need I fear when you are near, O Lord of night and day? More secure am I within your hand than if a multitude did round me stand.