MARK YOUR CALENDAR
April 17th ~ CHAS Planning Session, MTES Media Center, 8pm
​​May 3rd ~ Fifth Grade Spring Party
May 7th ~ Staff Appreciation Luncheons
May 11th ~ Mom’s Night Out
May 13th ~ Box Tops for Education Contest, through 17th

May 15th ~ CHAS General Membership Meeting, MTES, 8pm

May 31st ~ Sixth Grade Sending District Dance @ NBCRMS

June 1st & 2nd ~ Spring Fundraiser @ Johnson's Farm


​​REMAINING CLASS TRIPS
Kindergarten ~ May 13th, Lego Land
1st Grade ~ May 3rd, Silver Lake Nature Center
3rd Grade ~ June 4th, Fernbrook Farms
4th Grade ~ May 23rd, Washington Crossing State Park
5th Grade ~ June 10th, Museum of the American Revolution

​​Columbus Home and School Association

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

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!

​​​​​​​NEWS
​CHAS is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Executive Board election. Get an application here. Applications due by April 17th.​

​​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

OUR MISSION
​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.