The Columbia Home School Association (“HSA”) supports the parents, staff and students at Columbia High School and is a not-for-profit 50l(c)(3) volunteer organization serving the school district of Maplewood and South Orange, New Jersey. The objectives of the organization are to promote the safety and welfare of the students of our school and community; to bring into closer relation the home and school so that parents and teachers may partner in the education of the students, to facilitate communication to further this objective; and to work to improve the academic performance of and opportunities for all students.

CHS HSA meetings are open to everyone.

The CHS Home and School Association (HSA) does not fundraise so we depend entirely on membership dues to fund programs and events which support many grade level and school wide activities including:

  • CHS HSA website
  • CHS E-newsletter
  • CHS HSA directory
  • Grade Level Parent Nights
  • CHS Scholarship Fund
  • Achieve Program
  • Joseph Potts Foundation
  • Senior Recognition Night
  • Homecoming
  • Hospitality
  • Indoor and Outdoor Beautification of School
  • Midnight Madness
  • Ninth Grade Preview Night and Open House
  • New Parents Orientation
  • Faculty and Staff Appreciation Brunch
  • Faculty and Staff Tea
  • Parent Programming
  • Yearbook Ad

Look for opportunities to volunteer throughout the year!

To join the HSA complete the form below or make your $25 check payable to CHS/HSA. Mail your check to: HSA MEMBERSHIP, Columbia High School HSA, 17 Parker Ave., Maplewood, NJ 07040 or drop it off at the school in an envelope marked CHS-HSA.

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