Riverhead Local: Arts-based Private School Opening Downtown This Fall, April 28, 2012
"This fall, parents will have a new option for educating their children. The North Fork Education Initiative is opening an independent school with a focus on the arts, community and the environment.
The Peconic Community School will be located on the campus of East End Arts on East Main Street in Riverhead. This year’s class will include grades K-3 with plans to eventually expand to grade eight.
Founded by sisters Liz Casey and Kathryn Casey Quigley, along with Patricia Eckardt, The Peconic Community School seeks to nurture children’s natural curiosity, imagination and inclination for creativity and play."
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