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 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

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. 
February 4, 2021
MLK Contest Winner

Martin Luther King speech contest 

We are thrilled to announce our two winners for the MLK Speech Contest entitled “My Dream for a World of Equity and Unity”. 🤩 Entries were judged based on content and delivery.
February 4, 2021

Poetry inspiration from Amanda Gorman

Our NY 6th and 7th grade students, inspired by Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, studied alliteration and figurative language, and authored poems about their hopes and dreams for the future. 
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.