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.
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)