News and articles

Note: Information about commemoration ceremonies for the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy is available at http://www.ddayparade.org

Herndon Bands Honors the Greatest Generation - video posted by Fairfax County Public Schools

D-Day 75th Anniversary: Connecting with the Past (Around Reston)

Remembering D-Day - Responsibility to Remember (USA Today)

 

Pride of Herndon delivers hymn to Normandy fallen (Fairfax Times)

 

Herndon Band Takes Trip of a Lifetime (Herndon Patch)

 

Pride of Herndon Returns from D-Day Celebrations in France (WTOP/Reston Now)

Ahead of 75th D-Day, WWII vets meet with Virginia high school students to educate them (WJLA)

 

Pride of Herndon Heads to Omaha Beach June 4 (Patch)

 

Pride of Herndon Band prepares to leave Va. for 75th anniversary D-Day celebrations (WTOP)

 

Pride of Herndon Heads to Normandy for D-Day Anniversary (on Reston Now)

Pride of Herndon Heads to Omaha Beach (on Herndon Connection)

92 year old Holocaust survivor gives a talk to our students!!

http://www.herndonconnection.com/news/2019/jan/03/holocaust-survivor-shares-more-history-herndon/

The Pride of Herndon in the news....in 1985!!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/local/1985/01/17/marching-bands-spark-magic-moments/89a0763c-6cef-4ed8-a65e-18921b9bd366/?fbclid=IwAR2Bvmmyr4HNU8ZCZrZjs6ubtfXYSqLj1a6HOvSwVYUGLHnMkq8YNoKNz3k&noredirect=on&utm_term=.007700abd47f

NBC 4 Segment - Herndon High Band Travels to France in Remembrance of D-Day

https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Herndon-High-Band-to-Participate-in-75th-Anniversary-of-D-Da_Washington-DC-465558263.html

Segment on HHS in Normandy with some students performing, aired live on WUSA9 on the 74th Anniversary of D-Day invasion

https://www.wusa9.com/video/entertainment/television/programs/great-day-washington/the-pride-of-herndon-high-school-marching-band-heads-to-normandy/65-8151872

https://www.wusa9.com/article/entertainment/television/programs/great-day-washington/herndon-students-to-represent-us-in-normandy/65-562003030

Pride of Herndon bound for Normandy D-Day anniversary - on Fairfax County Times

http://www.fairfaxtimes.com/articles/pride-of-herndon-bound-for-normandy-d-day-anniversary/article_7022edde-4fa8-11e8-baa2-f3d4ae76e58e.html

‘Honor beyond measure’: Va. band to perform in 75th D-Day anniversary

https://wtop.com/fairfax-county/2018/05/honor-beyond-measure-va-band-perform-75th-d-day-anniversary/slide/4/

WTOP sound clips available at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3y34aenqiq7e7e4/AAC2hLnwscl9xE_LgKCbRLgMa?dl=0

Coverage of Rock Concert on May 12th (Normandy Fundraiser) by Connection Newspapers  

http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2018/may/16/supporting-pride-herndon/

http://connectionarchives.com/PDF/2018/051618/Herndon.pdf

HHS Band Normandy Promo April 2018 - on HCTV  

https://youtu.be/GAfBb6wefK4

 

Herndon band prepares to represent the U.S. in the 75th D-Day Celebration - on WDVM Hagerstown 

http://www.localdvm.com/news/herndon-band-prepares-to-represent-the-us-in-the-75th-d-day-celebration/1175673601

 

High school band holds fundraiser to get to Normandy - on DCW50

http://dcw50.com/2018/05/12/high-school-bands-hold-fundraiser-to-get-to-normandy/

 

The band marched in the NATO Parade in Norfolk, VA April 28th.  The USS Herndon was built in Norfolk.  Article on the USS Herndon 

http://hamptonroadsnavalmuseum.blogspot.com/2017/12/seventy-five-years-ago-lucky-herndon.html

Remembering Herndon's History: The USS Herndon - Patch article with historical context:

https://patch.com/virginia/herndon/remembering-herndons-history-uss-herndon

Band's tribute to veterans that served on the USS Herndon

https://youtu.be/Z1blt6ls1A   (also below)

40th Anniversary Celebration of USS Herndon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Fb0XOx80PA (also below)