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.

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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
2nd Grade Gets Tied Up
Mr. Drumm was the guest reader for 2nd grade, but this was no ordinary reading of a book. Mr. Drumm read them the story of Mr. Tannen's Ties. The real-life tale of a principal at Lynnhusrt School. Like Mr. Drumm, Mr. Tannen has a tremendous amount of crazy ties, over 900 of them. As part of this crazy tie story, Mr. Drumm brought in some of his crazy ties for the entire class to wear, even Sister Lydia sported a tie as Mr. Drumm read to her class. 

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Service Club Serves the Needs of the Community
Our Service Club is back. Students from all grade levels participate in this community out-reach club. Dr. Mary Katherine Duncan from Bloomsburg University heads this club. She guides the students to develop in themselves the sense of good work and self-worth that comes from helping others. 

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Pilgrimage for the Middle School
Students from 5th grade to the 8th grade went on a spiritual pilgrimage. In the morning, they visited the Grotto at Mt. St. Mary's University. They learned all about this holy place and enjoyed the beauty that surrounded them. At noon, the students attended mass at the Glass Chapel. After lunch, everyone went to the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Shrine. There, they got a tour of the grounds this saint walked, and the basilica created in her honor. 

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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.