HudsonWay Immersion School Blog

August 11, 2021

An Enriching Summer Camp

Our Summer Camp 2021 at our NY campus has been nothing short of an educational, fun, immersive, and a joyous experience for campers of all ages and languages! Each 2-week session was theme-based and boy, did our staff outdo themselves with engaging the campers every session!
August 11, 2021

Welcome Nelyda Miguel, HWIS’ incoming Head of School 

We are excited to welcome incoming Head of School, Nelyda Miguel to HWIS.  Founder Sharon Huang sat down with Nely to discuss her thoughts on joining HWIS, her perspective on educational leadership and ways we can support the well-being of our students. 
August 11, 2021
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A visit with HWIS alumni 

Earlier this summer we spoke with several HWIS alumni including one of HWIS’ first graduates, Matt Fallon, a recent graduate from The Pingry School and participant in the US. Olympics swimming trials. Listen to Matt’s story and that of other alumni.... 
June 23, 2021

Science Fair Challenges

Our science fairs are always done in both the target language (Mandarin or Spanish) and in English. This year we added some unique challenges such as our Solar Oven challenge in which students were divided into teams...
June 23, 2021
Explorers Mural

NY Explorer Mural

During this COVID year sculpture artist Walter Pineda completed a mural in the NY campus honoring the spirit of exploration around the world.  Based solely on images, he freehanded a 3D map of the world...
June 23, 2021

Virtual Session and Meet and Greet with Young Adult Fiction writer Elizabeth Lim

Having read the first of the Blood of Stars duology, Spin the Dawn, our 6th and 7th Graders in Ms. Poon’s English language arts class had the opportunity to ask questions of author Elizabeth Lim in a virtual session at HudsonWay Immersion School.
June 23, 2021
Self-Portraits

Year-end Self Portraits

NJ art teacher Christine Maloney developed a project where students in Grades 1-7 were asked to create a self-portrait using watercolor paint.  They studied observational drawing making drawings showing backgrounds with one point perspective and shading.
May 29, 2021
HWIS wins NYU "Rock That Movie" Award

HUDSONWAY IMMERSION GRADE 3 STUDENTS WIN GOLD AT NYU’S “ROCK THAT MOVIE” 

HudsonWay Immersion School's grade 3 NY students received the Gold Prize at NYU’s Rock That Movie 2021 Awards Ceremony. Each year hundreds of students across the nation submit videos created showcasing Mandarin language skills

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