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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.

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!