HudsonWay Immersion School Blog

June 22, 2022

Grade 8 Graduation – NY

On June 14 our NY community came together to celebrate HWIS’ first 8th grade graduation recognizing the achievements of Charles Doyle, Jack Perkins and Renzo Lau in the Mandarin program.  The celebration began with advice from Head of School Nelyda Miguel, followed by each graduate reflecting on his journey at HWIS delivered in both English and Mandarin. 
April 1, 2022

Spanish and Mandarin Skills in Demand

85% of US employers are reliant on Spanish followed by 34% on Chinese. One in four employers lost business opportunities due to a lack of language skills. A study commissioned by the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages interviewed 1,200 HR professionals reported that this need will continue to increase. Read the full report.
January 30, 2022

Scholastic® Literacy Pro

HWIS has purchased Scholastic® Literacy Pro, which provides 24/7, personalized access to over 2500 titles for students and teachers to set and monitor reading goals. Data on time spent reading, comprehension and level advancement helps students, parents and teachers support students’ reading advancement.
November 14, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Celebration of “Rainbow of Cultures”

On October 24, HWIS hosted a free virtual celebration showcasing a “Rainbow of Cultures”. One of the highlighted HudsonWay projects was a multidisciplinary project led by NJ Spanish teacher Maria Campana...
November 14, 2021

Field Trip to Liberty Science Center

The students explored many different kinds of exhibits during this field trip. They observed a variety of fish that are found in the Hudson River, monkeys that are not indigenous to our state, chameleons, cockroaches, praying mantises, and snakes OH MY!
November 14, 2021

English Science Unit on Mixtures

ur 4th and 5th graders in the NY campus were enthusiastically engaged in a hands-on investigation of “Chemical Reactions” exploring the concepts of solubility..
November 14, 2021

Mandarin Grade 5 & 6 Informational and Creative Writing

NJ Mandarin students Rachel Ma (Grade 6) describes a writing assignment in which students had to work in teams to write a story based on...
November 9, 2021

NBC News featuring Jack Perkins

Watch this clip from NBC News featuring Jack Perkins, an 8th grader attending HudsonWay Immersion School in NY. ⭐️Jack came in 3rd in a field of over 500 runners ages 8-18. Great job Jack! We are very proud of you! 👍🏃🏼‍♂️👏

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