Application Deadline: 5/7/2018 12:00 AM Pacific
The community of Geyserville is approximately twenty miles north of Santa Rosa, CA in northern Sonoma County. It is a historical farming community set in the valley and surrounded by vineyards. Its diverse population includes founding families, vineyard owners, land managers, laborers, seasonal workers, and people employed in a wide variety of occupations in Sonoma and the surrounding counties. The area offers many opportunities to engage in interests such as the arts and music, exploring nearby trails, and enjoying activities at Lake Sonoma or one of the beautiful ocean beaches. Additionally, anyone considering themselves a culinary gourmand or locavore will find they have landed in a world-renowned food paradise! The goal of Geyserville New Tech Academy (GNTA) is to guide its students through a meaningful and challenging standards based curriculum. As a result, each graduate will become a lifelong learner, capable of developing and planning a course of action; and have the perseverance and competency to succeed. GNTA students utilize various technologies to access and manage information, and create final projects for presentations. Students experience an interdisciplinary curriculum driven by a common core reflecting various disciplines. Students concentrate on effective communication, complex thinking and high standards of performance. We strive is to enable students to develop a positive vision of themselves, and to become responsible, independent, self-directed learners.