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June 18, 2020

Random Lengths News: Update on trip to Washington, D.C.— Light Still Shines For SPHS Golden Pirate Regiment

San Pedro Pirates

By Melina Paris | June 12, 2020



Amid the strife we are collectively experiencing we can still find places where light shines. In what seems like a distant time now, in January, Random Lengths News covered a fundraiser for the San Pedro High School Golden Pirate Regiment to travel to Washington D.C. Nominated by Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro), the regiment was to perform at the 2020 National Memorial Day Parade.


With the coronavirus pandemic putting the stop on travel and the safety of the students in mind, curious, we checked in with regiment band director, Darnella Davidson, to discover what was going to be the outcome for the regiment and this special trip.

Unfortunately, the regiment did not go to Washington, D.C. this past Memorial Day weekend. COVID-19 put a stop to that.


“We have been invited and rescheduled to attend the National Memorial Day Parade in 2021!” Davidson said.


The San Pedro High School Golden Pirate Regiment had worked hard for this honor. And Davidson was about to see a dream come true.


Read the full story here.