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​

​Teacher & Staff Appreciation

New refrigerator for MTES Staff lounge

Dishwasher for the MTES Science Lab

Classroom furniture

​ ...and more!

​​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.

​​​Columbus Home and School Association

Parent Teacher Organization for Mansfield Township School District 

200 Mansfield Road East, Columbus, New Jersey 08022

September 7th ~ First Day of School; Half day

September 14th ~ Virtual Back to School Night, MTES

September 15th through October 3rd ~ Spirit Wear Sale!

                             Mustangs        Cougars

September 21st ~ Virtual Back to School Night, JHES

September 24th ~ Designer Handbag Bingo; Half day

September 29th ~ Room Parent Meeting, 7:30pm, MTES Cafeteria

​                             CHAS Membership Meeting, 8pm