LAPUSH — A half-dozen Forks High School students took to the sea Friday to learn more about offshore rock pinnacles.
The U.S. Coast Guard arranged the trip near the Quillayute Needles on one of the agency’s 44-foot motor lifeboats stationed at LaPush.
Besides the evidence of erosion on the wind- and rain-blasted beaches and sea stacks, the students also saw sea lions resting on the rocks.
The six seniors are part of a University of Washington distance-learning course, so they spend most of their class time listening to an instructor through a video conference or laboring on the Internet.This full report appears in today’s editions of the Peninsula Daily News, on sale throughout Clallam and Jefferson counties. Click onto “Subscribe” to order your copy via U.S. mail.