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...
March 25, 2021

How Can We Respond to Anti-Asian Sentiment?

This week we saw another incident adding to the increasing Anti-Asian violence reported in the news since the pandemic began a year ago. These frightening and appalling images hit home for many of us because the victims remind us of ourselves, family members, friends, and neighbors. We as a school community respect and value people of all backgrounds and ethnicities. There is no more important work than instilling these values in our students and children. Each one of us can do our part to use this as a teachable moment.
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)
December 4, 2020

What it means to be a strong culture by Michael Morgan

Culture is one of those terms that, when asked to define, is extremely difficult to put your finger on. It’s the fabric woven in our everyday beliefs, attitudes and behaviors. Unseen, but ubiquitous.
November 6, 2020
Explorers' Mural | HudsonWay Immersion School | NJ and NY

Explorers Mural in NY campus

This mural features Henry Hudson (the school’s namesake), Zheng He, Matthew Henson, Amelia Earhart, and Ponce de Leon. Students selected which Spanish explorer to feature based on research and discussion considering the accomplishments, character, and personal qualities of several possible candidates.
August 23, 2020
How America Can Improve Its Standing on the PISA | HudsonWay Immersion School

How America Can Improve Its Standing on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)

In December 2019, America received another disappointing report card on the global competitiveness of our nation’s youth. How can America do better?
July 3, 2020

Interview of Mark Bandak, HWIS partner

Interview of Mark Bandak, HWIS partner