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.
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.
January 7, 2021
Sarah Mattle - Student Panel

Opening Doors, The Gift of a Language by Sarah Mattle

Learning Spanish has benefited me so much. It has allowed me to connect with my mom’s family, in Colombia, in a way that I couldn’t have if I did not speak the language.
December 4, 2020

The Right Start for our Children’s Education by Lisa Huang

Our family has been part of HudsonWay Immersion School over the last ten years (and ongoing) through our three children. We have been so pleased and grateful to see the growth and development of our children through their education at HWIS. In HWIS, we found an environment that not only provided them with a robust bilingual and bicultural education..
December 4, 2020

Our Bi-lingual Journey by Jordan Wagenseller Jones

We started this bi-lingual journey in 2018 when we lived in San Francisco. Terrified we could not find placement in a daycare, we applied to every daycare in a mile radius of our home.