​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.


Join us for our January 16th General Membership meeting @ 8pm in the MTES Media Center. The agenda will include our Executive Board Election, the Annual Pasta Dinner, the Sixth Grade Winter Party, the Sweetheart Dance, and Blingo Bingo. Anyone interested in contributing to the planning of these events is welcome to attend!


​January 16th ~ CHAS General Membership Meeting, MTES, 8pm
January 18th ~ Annual Pasta Dinner, MTES 5 - 7:30pm
January 25th ~ R.A.P. Anti-Bullying & Respect Assembly, JHES & MTES

February 1st ~ Sixth Grade Winter Party, MTES, 7 - 9pm
February 8th ~ Sweetheart Dance, MTES, 7 - 8:30pm
February 20th ~ CHAS Planning Session, MTES Media Center, 8pm
March 4th ~ Spring Raffle, through 22nd
March 8th ~ Blingo Bingo
March 15th ~ Scholastic Book Fair Blast Off @ MTES
March 18th ~ Scholastic Book Fair @ MTES, through 22nd
March 20th ~ CHAS Planning Session, MTES Media Center, 8pm
March 22nd ~ 5th & 6th Grade Performing Arts Show
March 29th ~ Michael Dooling Author Assembly, MTES

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​​Columbus Home and School Association

Parent Teacher Organization of Mansfield Township School District

200 Mansfield Road East, Columbus, New Jersey 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
Sprint Into Spring 5k

Adults Only:
Blingo Bingo
Mom’s Night Out

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

 And more!

What does CHAS do? 

Funds raised by CHAS have provided:

$40,000 worth of chrome books
Gym & playground equipment
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