VIDEO: Three local schools in St. Patrick’s Day Parade downtown

1:35 PM: The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is just wrapping up downtown – and the three local school bands that marched in it turned out to be the only school bands in the parade. First, Chief Sealth International High School:

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Then Denny International Middle School:

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And West Seattle High School:

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One more West Seattle sight – the Seattle Police Mounted Patrol, which is based next to Westcrest Park in Highland Park:

The parade began with sights and sounds best known for summertime parades, the SPD Motorcycle Drill Team

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… and the Seafair Pirates, whose first two cannon blasts are on our short Twitter video:

This year’s Grand Marshal was SPD Chief Kathleen O’Toole.

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(Added above: Photo with, from left, Chief O’Toole, husband Dan, local journalist Casey McNerthney, and retiring Congressmember Jim McDermott.)

5:35 PM: Updated with video of all three marching bands. Yet to come: Photos to replace the early ones we added from our as-it-happened tweeting.

9:22 PM: Photos added, as well as substituted for the bands’ Twitter images that we had originally included.

1 Reply to "VIDEO: Three local schools in St. Patrick's Day Parade downtown"

  • Tammy March 14, 2016 (2:30 pm)

    Chief Sleath, you make me proud!

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