Sonhando Estwick has enjoyed being an educator for over 20 years and currently serves as the Principal at Tompkins Square Middle School. He truly cherishes being able to impact people’s lives in a positive way and has strived to do so in every aspect of his life. Sonhando’s first passion, however, was music. He has used his intense training as a musician and his experience in education to create a learning atmosphere for all of his students that focuses on the arts and the importance of a diverse curriculum.
For the past few years, TSMS staff has been engaged in the challenging work of understanding the effects of institutional racism on our students, families, and staff.
One of the amusing comments that people often say to me is, “I would never want your job!” After the tenth or twentieth time, I started to wonder if I should be questioning my personal decision-making ability.
The iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa is one global landmark that children learn about in school at a young age.
Most travelers to Tuscany fly in an out of Florence or Pisa but shouldn’t limit themselves to those hubs. From the Mediterranean coast to rolling hills and mountains, this Italian destination has a wealth of culture and scenery to explore.
Sonhando Estwick shares his explorer's guide to Tuscany.