Welcome to WHEU

whsheadressWhat is WHEU? We are the West High Entertainment Unit – West High School in Torrance, California. Home of The Warriors. Thanks for stopping by. This is where parents and students will find the latest information related to the Entertainment Unit. Want to know more about WHEU? Visit our About WHEU page.

WHEU 2014 Group Photo

Current Events and News

Registration for the WHEU 2015-2016 Season Begins

Be sure to download, complete and submit by required dates the registration documents for all incoming WHEU students for the upcoming school season. Click Here to view the Registration web page for complete details.

Coming To A Parking Lot Near You!

WHS Carnival Flyer

Fall 2015 Band Camp Information

To participate in the fall competition season, students must attend band camp.  During camp, students will learn the marching and music for the fall field show.  Attendance at camp is MANDATORY unless prior arrangements are made with Mr. Banim.  Camp will be held from August 17th – September 8th this year.  The dates will be as follows:

  • August 17, 18: New member band, color guard and percussion students; all WHEU leaders; Practice schedule to be announced
  • August 19-21: All band, color guard, percussion; Practice schedule to be announced
  • August 22: All band, color guard, percussion members; 1-8pm; Student/family BBQ and WHEUPA general meeting beginning at 5:30pm
  • August 24 – 28: All band, color guard, percussion; Practice schedule to be announced
  • August 31 – September 3: All band, color guard, percussion; Practice schedule to be announced
  • September 8: All band, color guard, percussion; 6-9pm

There will not be any marching practice between the last day of school and August 17th.

Graduation Leis – A West High Tradition

Handmade ribbon, kukui nut and candy leis are available for sale. Submit an order now by downloading the WHEUPA 2015 Leis Order Form to request your lei. Orders are due by Wednesday, May 20. Or you can purchase a beautiful lei at Senior Parent Night (5/6), West Area Music Festival (5/19), Baccalaureate (6/13), or Graduation (6/17). Ribbon leis are available in wide variety of colors including West High, local universities, Bert Lynn and Jefferson colors. Orders may be placed for custom leis as well.

Avoid the crowds – place an order today. Orders will be available for pick-up at Baccalaureate or Graduation.

Videos and Photos of WHEU In Action

The Gallery has photos of past and present contributions of our students in action.  We invite anyone who has photos and videos of our students to contribute to the gallery so we can share. Visit the WHEU Multimedia page for links and contribution details and share with your family and friends around the world so they can enjoy our student performances. A big “THANK YOU” to all who have contributed photos and videos so we can share with our students and family.

SCRIP News

Did you know you can use Scrip to pay for your purchases and your rebates will help pay for future WHEU expenses?  There are 100’s of stores offering rebates. If you haven’t signed up for PrestoPay now might be the time to reconsider. With PrestoPay you can reload cards and purchase ScripNow any time and print it at home in minutes. Scrip can be ordered by logging into your account at https://www.shopwithscrip.com/ . If you have received confirmation that your PrestoPay account has been activated, please choose that as your payment option.

If you have any question about our Scrip program or PrestoPay, you can find detailed explanations by clicking here or contacting Emi Blasman at wheupascrip@yahoo.com.  Scrip is an optional WHEUPA fundraiser.  Net proceeds from a family’s order are credited to that student’s account. Thank you for your support to West High Entertainment Unit.