James Tansey Elementary School

Why is Math Different Now?

A quick reference for parents on mathematical instruction.

Click on the image below to view.

Dr. Raj Shah explains why math is taught differently than it was in the past and helps address parents' misconceptions about the "new math". Dr. Shah is the owner and founder of Math Plus Academy (www.mathplusacademy.com) an academic enrichment program with two locations in Columbus, Ohio. Math Plus Academy offers class in math, robotics, programming and chess for kids from KG to 9th grade. Math Plus Academy is on a mission to show kids the joy of mathematics and science. (from vimeo.com)

Fall Fundraisers

Orders and Payment due on Friday, October 9th.


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Basic Rights in Special Ed.

A workshop for Parents & Professionals
Kuss M.S. Community Room
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
6-8 PM

More Info     Register Here

October Reminders

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Thursday, October 1st            Early Dismissal for students 12:30

                                                    NO After School Day Care

Wednesday, October 7th       Walk to School Day

                                                    PTO Meeting 6:00 PM

Friday, October 9th                Picture Day

Monday, October 12th           Columbus Day - No School

Friday, October 16th              Halloween School Dance 6 - 8 PM



Click the logo to connect to DreamBox.          Headsprout Login for K-2

Click the logo to connect to Read Theory for Grades 3-5.

Teacher Webpages

For contact information, curriculum updates, and classroom activities,

click on the image below to find the Tansey Teacher webpages.


News and Notices

Tansey Technology Lab

School Hours

8:25 a.m. - 2:52 p.m.

Tansey C.A.R.E.S.






Social/Emotional Learning

School Adjustment Counselor

Sara Jane Nogueira

504 coordinator and civil rights and bullying designee



/Parent Fact sheet.pdf


/Behavior Triangle.pdf

Lunch Menu

Click on the image below to view the lunch menus for the month.

PTO News

Next Meeting

Wednesday, October 7th

6:00 PM



Morning daycare is available from 7:00 am - 8:30 am each day. The cost is $3.00 per day. Students attending morning care are to enter with a parent through the front cafeteria door.

fternoon daycare is available from 2:52 pm - 5:30 pm each day. Registration and fee information is available on the link below or from the school office.

/Updated Daycare Information2015

Daycare Medical Information 2015

Daycare Pick Up Information 2015