Triplicate Staff

Halie DeArman, right, learns Japanese calligraphy during a visit of a delegation from Del Norte High to Takata High School in Rikuzentakata, Japan, the origination point for a boat that washed ashore in Crescent City after the March 2011 tsunami and was returned with the students' help.

The Del Norters, scheduled to come home Sunday, have met with numerous officials, including Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. ambassador to Japan.