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You could use sort by Title then use wildcard characters (ie *), or cleaner method is to use numeric, 1, 2, 3 in the title so you have more then one pinned and in order.
It is obiously not In the Design of the Notes App to include such a feature. So your only way would be to "hack" it. And I would choose AppleScript for that. I am not very familiar with AppleScript, but I do know, that it is very powerful regarding Apple's included Stuff. I found a nice AppleScript on GitHub here : https://gist.github.com/jthigpen/5067358 ...
How about creating another folder, call it 'pinned' and keep your notes there. Works for me, anyway...
At first I thought we can use touch command for the note you want to pin, and then I realize all the notes are stored in single file. There is a discussion where Notes.app store all the notes. So I don’t think there is an elegant way to hack this Pin to Top feature.
Here is Notes.app from my installation of Mavericks, 10.9.1
Drag down on the home screen (just touch in the middle of the icons and drag down) and the iPhone search box will appear. Searching there will reveal text in notes (in addition to other stuff like song titles)
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