​​​Columbus Home and School Association

Parent Teacher Organization for Mansfield Township School District 

200 Mansfield Road East, Columbus, New Jersey 08022

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!

November ​1st through 17th ~A&M Thanksgiving Dessert Fundraiser
November 8th through 12/9 ~ Holiday Toy Drive 
December 1st through 12th ~ Fritz's Bakery Fundraiser

December 3rd ~ Family Paint Night, MTES, 6:30 - 8pm

December 7th ~ Holiday Shop at JHES

December 7th through 9th ~ Holiday Shop at MTES

December 18th ~ S'mores With Santa, Sandy Creek Farm, 12 - 3pm


​​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.