2018/2019 News

Kailey and Grace arrange their Global Village shelter
Global issues come to life in Taylorsville
06/13/2019
Indian Valley Academy's Global Village program fosters the development of awareness and compassion, all while offering a vibrant hands-on social studies lesson!
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CHP Officer Brad Logan shows students his patrol car.
Students learn from local law enforcement
05/22/2019
Officers from the local sheriff's department and California Highway Patrol office teach students about their jobs, safety, and being good citizens.
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PCS students promenade in Taylorsville
IVA hosts the 2019 Spring Formal
05/15/2019
Students from the Chester and Quincy learning centers traveled to Taylorsville to join their friends from Indian Valley Academy for this year's Spring Formal.
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Spring Performance fills Town Hall Theater
Spring Performance fills Town Hall Theater
05/15/2019
Students in grades TK through 10th offered a beautiful and entertaining show including song, music, dance, and acting!
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Students and instructors gather after a circus arts workshop.
Students run away with the circus for workshops
05/08/2019
Partnerships with Quircus and Healthy Bodies enable PCS students to participate in circus arts workshops.
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Riding for Focus gets middle schoolers on bikes
PCS is awarded Riding for Focus grant
05/01/2019
Plumas Charter School is thrilled to be named a recipient of the Riding for Focus grant through the Specialized Foundation!
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Staff choice winner Christopher Crandell and his family.
Showcase highlights student talents, interests
05/01/2019
Indian Valley Academy students share their passions in Showcase presentations and performances.
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Chester students enjoy their new space.
Chester Learning Center expands
04/17/2019
With increasing enrollment, the Chester Learning Center has secured an additional classroom.
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PCS teachers gather at a recent conference
Spring is about professional development at PCS
04/17/2019
PCS teachers have enjoyed lots of professional development opportunities this spring.
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Quincy Learning Center students head to Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl for some spring snow fun.
Students spring for snow
04/10/2019
Quincy Learning Center students head to Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl for some spring snow fun.
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Students stand up to recite at the old schoolhouse.
Greenville Learning Center goes old school — literally
04/10/2019
Greenville Learning Center takes a trip to the Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum to learn what school was like in the olden days.
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PCS students gather before the dance
PCS attends joint junior high dance
04/03/2019
For the first time, Plumas Charter School junior high students were invited to attend Quincy Junior-Senior High School's junior high dance.
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IVA students attend a livestock protection event.
Students learn about livestock protection
04/03/2019
Indian Valley Academy students attended a local livestock protection field day event in Taylorsville.
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Guided reading at the Quincy Learning Center.
Instructional groupings are a valuable classroom strategy
03/27/2019
As part of its personalized learning platform, PCS groups students in many ways, not just by grade/age.
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Greenville Learning Center students celebrate 100 days of school.
Greenville Learning Center celebrates 100 days
03/20/2019
Students learn about old-time school life to celebrate 100 days of school.
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Talent show performers take the stage together.
Talent show brings community together
03/19/2019
The Indian Valley community turned out for a joint talent show that raised money for both the Indian Valley Elementary School and the PCS Greenville Learning Center.
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PCS sixth-graders are offering a fundraising dinner.
Fundraiser supports special trip
03/13/2019
Sixth-graders are offering an enchilada dinner to raise money for their Environmental Science and Student Exploration field trip.
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Greenville Learning Center students gather outside the Indian Valley Community Center.
Indian Valley partnership provides opportunities
01/16/2019
A new partnership between PCS and the Indian Valley Recreation and Parks District means students can now use the Indian Valley Community Center and its garden for PE and outdoor education.
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Chester students visit Plumas Bank
Chester students visit Plumas Bank
01/16/2019
Chester students visit Plumas Bank in the latest of their community field trips.
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PCS pine cone logo
PCS seeks Chester board member
01/09/2019
Plumas Charter School is seeking a member from the Chester area for its board of directors.
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PCS Quincy students offer their thanks for a special screening of "Ode to Muir."
Students offer thanks for Ode to Muir
01/09/2019
PCS Quincy students offer their thanks for a special screening of "Ode to Muir."
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Saraha Michelle Black on stage with her students.
Updated performing arts program takes the stage
12/19/2018
Performing arts teacher Saraha Michelle Black listens to audience suggestions for her students' improv during PCS's Fall Performance.
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PCS students volunteer to help neighbors with raking.
Students volunteer to help neighbors
12/05/2018
PCS students volunteer to help neighbors with raking.
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Ninth-grader Ciera Hymas experiments with controlling a drone at the recent STEM fair in Anderson.
PCS students attend annual STEM fair
11/28/2018
Plumas Charter School students learned about the latest topics in science, technology, engineering, and math at the annual north state STEM fair.
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PCS students gather at the Dare2Dream conference in Sacramento.
PCS students Dare2Dream
11/28/2018
Students from Plumas Charter School joined hundreds of other participants at the Dare2Dream motivational conference in Sacramento.
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Plumas Charter School enrichment instructor Saraha Michelle Black receives flowers and a hug after the school’s fall performance, as her students of all ages look on from the stage. Black produced this year’s event. Photo by Ingrid Burke
Fall performance celebrates firsts
11/21/2018
With a new venue and new leadership, this year's fall performance marks several firsts for PCS.
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PCS Chester students gather for a tour of Holiday Market.
Adulting 101 teaches life skills in Chester
11/14/2018
Chester students learn life skills through unique "Adulting 101" class.
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Plumas Charter School pine cone logo
PCS internship program launches
11/07/2018
New internship program benefits community by linking students with local businesses and organizations.
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PCS students show that weeding can be fun in the Quincy Natural Foods garden.
Community partnership opens garden gate for PCS
10/24/2018
A partnership with Quincy Natural Foods Cooperative allows Plumas Charter School students in Quincy greater access to garden space and opportunities for community involvement.
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Plumas Charter School teachers and staff gather in full '80s regalia. Photo by Joanne Burgueno
PCS community turns out for '80s prom fundraiser
10/17/2018
To enable the purchase of classroom technology for all PCS learning centers, Mountain Valley Parents Club hosted an '80s prom fundraiser!
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IVA students get up close and personal with a robot at UNR.
Indian Valley Academy’s computer science program takes a trip, plans big (data)
10/10/2018
Indian Valley Academy's computer science program recently visited the University of Nevada, Reno to meet a Google engineer and some robots.
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PCS students celebrate hiking the Sierra Buttes
PCS students hike Sierra Buttes
10/10/2018
PCS students bond by hiking the challenging Sierra Buttes trail.
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Teacher Greg Willis joins students in displaying pieces of the thumb pianos they are making in music craft class. Photo by Cindy Thackeray
Two unique music classes offered in Quincy
10/03/2018
Teacher Greg Willis offers music craft and digital audio, giving Quincy students new ways to learn and think about music.
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Students help prepare the Grinduro course.
Students help prepare Grinduro course
10/03/2018
Students help with trail work to prepare the Grinduro bike race course.
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Instructional aide Dave Sozzani teaches a STEM class at Plumas Charter School's Quincy learning center.
From substitute teacher to instructional aide
09/26/2018
Substitute teacher Dave Sozzani has been hired as an instructional aide at the Quincy learning center's 546 Lawrence site.
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The PCS pine cone logo highlights the beautifu forests of Plumas County.
PCS seeks substitute teachers
09/21/2018
Have a bachelor's degree? OK with getting fingerprinted? Love kids and personalized learning? Consider working as a sub for Plumas Charter School!
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PCS students meet an American bullfrog during their tour of the Feather River College fish hatchery. Photo by Ingrid Burke
CTE program expansion underway with field trip
09/19/2018
Plumas Charter School is expanding its focus on career technical education. This year's CTE studies kicked off with a field trip to Feather River College.
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An '80s prom fundraiser is planned for Plumas Charter School.
Upcoming '80s prom fundraiser supports educational technology
09/12/2018
The parent-teacher organization for Plumas Charter School is planning an '80s prom fundraiser to support the purchase of educational technology for all PCS learning centers.
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PCS grad Breeann Pence enrolls her daughter Olivia in PCS kindergarten, with teachers Lindsey Kimzey and Inge Stock.
Full circle: PCS grad enrolls child
09/05/2018
PCS is proud to serve a new generation of students as a graduate enrolls her daughter in kindergarten.
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Tirrell Baum and Jennifer Van Acker join the ranks of Indian Valley Academy teachers this year. Photo by Ingrid Burke
Indian Valley Academy welcomes two new teachers
08/29/2018
Indian Valley Academy, Plumas Charter School's Indian Valley branch, welcomes Tirrell Baum and Jennifer Van Acker to its staff this fall.
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Miss Inge welcomes kindergartners to school.
PCS heads back to school
08/29/2018
PCS students return to school at their learning centers in Quincy, Indian Valley, and Chester!
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New Plumas Charter School outdoor education coordinator Courtney Gomola
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Danielle Wagner Plocki demonstrates a hearing test using Plumas Charter School's new audiometer.
PCS offers in-house audiometry starting this year
07/25/2018
New audiometry machine and certification allow PCS to do hearing screenings in-house.
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