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!

Order your Yearbook by April 1st! Extras are not guaranteed

​March 31st ~ 2nd Grade Fun Night, MTES Gym, 7 - 8pm

April ​5th ~ CHAS Planning Session, MTES Media Center, 8pm
April 6th ~ Half day; 6th Grade SkyZone Glow Party

April 7th through 14th ~ Spring Break
April ​13th ~ Game On Medford Family Fun Day, 12 - 8pm
April 17th~ Board of Education Meeting, MTES Media Center, 6:30pm
April 28th ~ 1st Grade Fun Night, MTES Gym, 7 - 8pm

May 1st ~ Board of Education Meeting, MTES Media Center, 6:30pm
May 2nd ~ Teacher Appreciation Week Luncheons, both schools
May 6th ~ Mom's Night Out at Iron Plow Vineyards

​​​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.