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.
May 29, 2021
HWIS wins NYU "Rock That Movie" Award

HUDSONWAY IMMERSION GRADE 3 STUDENTS WIN GOLD AT NYU’S “ROCK THAT MOVIE” 

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 24, 2021
Spanish Immersion

HUDSONWAY IMMERSION SCHOOL INCREASES FINANCIAL AID FOR SELECT GRADES

HudsonWay Immersion School announced today that it will offer financial aid awards of up to 80% of tuition for qualified students entering the Mandarin or Spanish immersion middle school program in Grade 5 or Grade 6 and for the Spanish elementary program in Kindergarten or Grade 1 beginning with the 2021-2022 academic school year.
April 12, 2021
Spanish Immersion

HUDSONWAY IMMERSION SCHOOL ANNOUNCES NEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

HudsonWay Immersion School announced today it is launching a new scholarship program designed to provide K-6th grade students the opportunity to develop biliteracy in Mandarin or Spanish in a program designed to produce global citizens.
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 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 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
MAndarin Immersion

Immersion Education: Supporting Equity, Unity and Gifted Students  

Immersion education can enhance unity in future generations. A study conducted at the University of Massachusetts showed that white students who learned Spanish were more likely to have positive attributes associated with photos of Latino children as compared to white students who studied alongside Latino students but were not learning Spanish.