​​What does CHAS do? 

Funds raised by CHAS have provided:

$40,000 worth of chrome books
Gym & playground equipmen​t
Digital camera’s for our classrooms
Numerous interactive smart boards
Thousands of dollars’ worth of books 
Playground buddy benches for JHES & MTES
Landscaping improvements at JHES & MTES
Gymnasium sound systems at JHES & MTES
Cafeteria behavior rewards program support

Gardening Club support

Complimentary Yearbooks for Sixth Graders
Class trip t-shirts for students​

New refrigerator for MTES Staff lounge

Dishwasher for the MTES Science Lab

Join us at our last planning meeting of the school year on June 12th at 8pm in the MTES library.

​​Columbus Home and School Association

Parent Teacher Organization of Mansfield Township School District | 200 Mansfield Road East, Columbus, NJ 08022

​June 7th ~Gym Takeover Year End Family Fun Night

June 12th ~ CHAS Planning Session, MTES Media Center, 8pm
June 18th ~ Sixth, Fifth & Kindergarten Year-End Class Party
June 19th ~ First & Third Grade Year-End Class Party
June 19th ~ Sixth Grade Graduation Ceremony
June 20th ~ Second & Fourth Grade Year-End Class Party

5th Grade ~ June 10th, Museum of the American Revolution

6th Grade ~ June 6th, Sawmill YMCA

​It is our hope and challenge as the Columbus Home and School Association that parents, administrators, and support staff of the John Hydock Elementary School and Mansfield Township Elementary School unite in honor of our children's success with both open minds and open hearts.

CHAS Sponsored Events

For Students:
Grade Level Fun Nights
School Assemblies
Scholastic Book Fairs
Holiday Shop
Performing Arts Show

Class Fall, Holiday, & Year-End Celebrations
Spirit Wear Drive
Graduation Refreshments

For Families:
Family Fun Nights
Outdoor Movie Night
Trunk or Treat
Harlem Wizards Game
Breakfast With Santa
Annual Pasta Dinner
Sweetheart Dance

Adults Only:
Blingo Bingo
Mom’s Night Out

Staff & Teachers:
Welcome Back Luncheon
National Teacher Appreciation Week Luncheon

Professional Development Day luncheons

 And more!