March 31, 2023

Students illustrated, wrote, and read aloud why there is “Only One Me”

After reading a story “Only One Me” students illustrated what makes him or her unique. They then described their picture while teachers transcribed their thoughts and helped students recite it in Mandarin.
March 30, 2023

NY Preschool 3’s read and act out “你为什么不开花 / Why Won’t You Flower?”

Students deepen their appreciation of the story "你为什么不开花 / Why Won't You Flower?” by acting out the story of a young gardener who has planted something in his garden but despite his care, it has not bloomed, and he asks, "Why won’t you flower?" He doesn’t realize something magical is happening below the ground. The story teaches our young readers to think from another perspective.
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...
October 1, 2021

ARCTIC TIE – a mnemonic for HudsonWay’s Values

In the first few weeks of school students took a deep dive into what it means to live the values of HudsonWay - Accountability, Respect, Communication, Teamwork, Innovation, Community Service, Transparency, Integrity, Excellence. Teacher Yonca Oktay led a rich discussion on each value, what it looks and sounds like, and created scenarios that demonstrated them. Teacher Shanshan Zhang created games to help her students internalize their meanings.
May 29, 2021


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
April 12, 2021

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

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. 
January 7, 2021

Benefits of Immersion Learning by Charles Doyle

Immersion learning has a big benefit on all of the students that attend the school. It makes us different from others that might only learn english in their schools.