January 27th ~ Half Day

February 3rd ~ Pre-School and Kindergarten Fun Night, MTES Gym, 7 - 8pm

February 6th ~ Board of Education Meeting, MTES Media Center, 6:30pm

February 10th ~ Sweetheart Dance, MTES
February 15th ~ CHAS Planning Session, MTES Media Center, 8pm
February 17th ~ School Closed, Professional Development
February 20th & 21st ~ School Closed, President's Day
February 24th ~ 3rd Grade Fun Night, MTES Gym, 7 - 8:30pm
February 27th through 3/3 ~ Scholastic All-for-Books Coin Challenge, MTES

March 3rd ~ Scholastic Book Fair Blast Off, MTES, 4 - 8pm​​

What Does CHAS Do?

Funds raised by CHAS have provided:

$40,000 worth of chrome books
Gym & playground equipment
Curriculum support & classroom supplies
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 & facility equipment

​ ...and more!

​​​Columbus Home and School Association

Parent Teacher Organization for Mansfield Township School District 

200 Mansfield Road East, Columbus, New Jersey 08022

​​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.