January 25, 2021
COVID-19 Information | HudsonWay Immersion School

Nelyda Miguel Selected as Next Head of School for HudsonWay Immersion School

Nelyda (Nely) Miguel, a K-8 education administrator with more than 20 years of experience, has been selected as the new Head of School for HudsonWay Immersion School (HWIS).
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.
December 4, 2020

HudsonWay Immersion School Parent Association (HWISPA)

The parent association on each campus does a tremendous job supporting the school’s mission and enriching the experience of our community.
December 4, 2020

Science Fish Spawning Study- Grade 5-6 Spanish

In the science unit on “plant and animal reproduction” our 5th and 6th grade students developed a model to compare the probability of spawning success in two scenarios.
November 11, 2020
Full accreditation from the Middle States Association

Hudsonway receives full accreditation from the Middle States Association

HudsonWay Immersion School is proud to announce that it has received full accreditation from the Middle States Association – Commission for Elementary and Secondary Schools for both its NY and NJ campuses..
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.
November 6, 2020
School Mascot Selection

Selection of a school mascot

Students of any age can submit an idea for the school mascot with a drawing, or written response and with the help of a friend or parent. A great idea can come from anyone, no matter what age.
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
Alumni | HudsonWay Immersion School

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

Science units on Planting and Insects

This spring, both our preschoolers and elementary students had hands-on experience planting and caring for several types of plants including wheat, grass, eggplant, radishes, and corn, learning the names and written characters for all of these plants.
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
NJ Field Day

Field Day 2021

Our last school-wide event of the year, field day, was held in the field behind the Stirling, NJ campus, and in the DeWitt-Clinton Park in NY.  Students enjoyed water balloon contests, relay...