• 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!