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A Tree Grows at Pivot North Valley

Pivot Charter School North Valley is excited to plant our new Credit Tree. As a school of choice that serves many students with different interests and different stories, Pivot has the wonderful opportunity to support students in so many more ways than just academic. But, we cannot lose track of the fact that our primary […]

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North Bay Students Visit Africa!

The summer of 2018 was a memorable one for five Pivot Charter School North Bay students who had the opportunity to embark on an incredible service-learning journey through Kenya. Cody Burns, Brayden Clopton, Grace Smith, Ben Urquhart, and Chris Osborne raised money throughout the school year and received scholarships so that they could be a […]

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Teacher Spotlight – Tom Lando, North Valley

Pivot North Valley Educational Coordinator Tom Lando loves to teach, and it wasn’t until he was an undergraduate student at CSU, Chico that he considered becoming a teacher. “I worked as a part-time aide while in college, and watching students be their best selves and stretch themselves to learn, and getting to be a part […]

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Meet Pivot Graduate Olivia Steffes!

Three years ago, Olivia Steffes found a home at Pivot Charter School. When she got to Pivot, “no one could picture me graduating. I wasn’t planning on finishing school, but last year, when my mom saw me volunteering at graduation, she told me she was proud of me and she knew I’d make it through […]

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Proud Pivot Teacher – Heather McGuire

Heather McGuire is an EC at Pivot North Bay. She is new to Pivot this year and teaches middle school. She has a multiple subject teaching credential from Humboldt State University. Ms. McGuire has enjoyed her first year teaching at Pivot. She appreciates the ability to individualize the curriculum for each student. It was her […]

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Proud Pivot Parents – Jordan and Jennifer Burns

Pivot parents Jordan and Jennifer Burns have a son Cody, who is a sophomore at Pivot North Bay. This is Cody’s second year at Pivot, and he has experienced academic success at the school. Jordan believes that Pivot helps students find success when traditional school doesn’t work. He says, “There is not a one size […]

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Pivot Selects New Curriculum for 2018-2019 School Year

Pivot Charter School has been reviewing and piloting curriculum for grades Tk-8th over the past year. We are excited to announce that the final selections have been made for the upcoming school year. Lindsey Vining, Systems and Accountability Coordinator, and Meghan Coffey, Pivot North Bay EC and Curriculum Coordinator, began researching curriculum options in October, […]

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Pivot Tests New Curriculum

Pivot Charter School has been testing a new assessment and remediation curriculum over the past year, i-Ready, and there has been a lot of positive feedback on it from our parents. i-Ready is a Math and Language Arts curriculum. It assesses the students to see what they know and do not know, and determines where […]

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Teacher Spotlight – Sara Campbell

Sara Campbell, a graduate from California State University, Chico, teaches 6th – 12th grade students at Pivot North Valley. Sara specializes in English and loves helping students dissect their writing assignments and teaching them how to approach different types of writing. In January, she began teaching an English workshop, which she hopes will prepare the […]

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