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Archive for October 2014

Students Learn About the Engineering Design Process

Our 2nd to 5th grade students have been busy learning all about the engineering design process.  After reading “Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!” by Candice Fleming, students identified the problem encountered by the main character in the story. They were then able to formulate the question, “What is Mr. MacGreely’s problem?” Students then worked together in groups to help the…

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Support HWIS by purchasing books through the Scholastic Reading Club!

    Support HWIS by visiting scholastic.com/readingclub, clicking on “connect to your teacher,” and use the HWIS activation code:  LMYVP   Since 1948, Scholastic Book Clubs have inspired kids to love reading by providing them with the easiest and most affordable ways to get the books they love.  Scholastic Reading Club also helps teachers to earn…

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NJ: Calligraphy Class Begins!

Today Mandarin students at our Summit, NJ school enjoyed their first day of Calligraphy class. The program, led by the head teachers and Ms. Huayi Zhang, is a popular part of our Art curriculum. Ms. Zhang is originally from China. She is experienced and passionate about sharing the creative process with children. In addition to…

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HWIS Student Wins Avenues Chess Tournament!

Charles, one of our kindergarteners, represented HudsonWay Immersion School at the Avenues Chess Tournament in New York City yesterday. We congratulate him on winning the K-1 U400 (USCF Under 400 rating) section of the tournament! Charles won 3 out of 4 matches and was the only kindergartner in a field of 7 other first graders. In addition…

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NJ: Yoga Class Begins!

Yesterday students at our Summit, NJ school attended the first day of our Yoga for kids program. The class, which takes place every other week, is an important part of our Physical Education curriculum. The children enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere as they learned the basics of Yoga. Mrs. Christine, a Yoga instructor and HWIS parent, led the…

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