April 12, 2021
Spanish Immersion

HUDSONWAY IMMERSION SCHOOL ANNOUNCES NEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

HudsonWay Immersion School announced today it is launching a new scholarship program designed to provide K-6th grade students the opportunity to develop biliteracy in Mandarin or Spanish in a program designed to produce global citizens.
April 12, 2021
NY G2 Winter Story Book

Literacy Month

This past month of March was literacy month, and our Mandarin grade 2 students reviewed articles written, typed and illustrated by our 4th and 5th grade Mandarin students, which served as inspiration for their books reflecting on “The Winter”.  
April 12, 2021
Grade 3 Science Project

Grade 3 Science

Mandarin students began an 8-week unit on “The Environment” by observing and collecting data on two types of live beetles, the mealworm, and the isopod. 
March 25, 2021

How Can We Respond to Anti-Asian Sentiment?

This week we saw another incident adding to the increasing Anti-Asian violence reported in the news since the pandemic began a year ago. These frightening and appalling images hit home for many of us because the victims remind us of ourselves, family members, friends, and neighbors. We as a school community respect and value people of all backgrounds and ethnicities. There is no more important work than instilling these values in our students and children. Each one of us can do our part to use this as a teachable moment.
March 10, 2021

Bilingual Spanish-English Newspaper “Verde, Amarillo, Blanco” by HWIS Students – Issue 02

Grade 5 & 6 Spanish students taking an elective entitled “In the News” learning about the different roles in publishing a newspaper in both Spanish and English. Here is the second issue of the newspaper. Read on.
March 8, 2021
MAndarin Immersion

Immersion Education: Supporting Equity, Unity and Gifted Students  

Immersion education can enhance unity in future generations. A study conducted at the University of Massachusetts showed that white students who learned Spanish were more likely to have positive attributes associated with photos of Latino children as compared to white students who studied alongside Latino students but were not learning Spanish. 
March 8, 2021

HWIS Celebrates Literacy Month

We kick off our month in Week 1 with students “dressed” in celebration of their favorite characters in literature. Students can come to school dressed according to the theme of the day:  Pajamas (Monday), Foreign Character Day (Tuesday), Silly Stories (Wacky Wednesday), Myths and Legends (Thursday), and Fantasy (Friday)
February 4, 2021

Black History Art

New Jersey campus art teacher Christine Maloney introduced students in Grade 2 to Jacob Lawrence, an African American artist inspired by the cultural visionaries of the Harlem Renaissance.