Welcome to WHEU

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What 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.

Current Events and News

Band Directors – Register Now for the 2014 South Bay Invitational

The 2014 South Bay Invitational registration forms and details are available from our download page or by clicking here. We look forward to an exciting competition.

2014-2015 Handbook Is Now Available

Students – the 2014-2015 handbook is now available. Download and print the 2014-2015 Handbook. It is important that all Unit members read and understand the information in the handbook.

WHEU’s Second Field Show Performance

Did you see it? On Friday September 12th, WHEU performed their second field show of the season adding an additional movement. Click the image below to view.

First football game performance 09/05/14

WHEU has photo galleries 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.

South Bay Invitational – Volunteers Required!

WHEU Parents/Guardian/Families:   The West High Entertainment Unit is proud to host the 29th Annual South Bay Invitational (SBI) Field Tournament on Saturday, September 27 at West High School.  We are expecting 17 schools and over 1700 students in attendance, including WHEU.  As they say it takes a village… and the SBI is no exception. We have over 190 shift positions to fill to ensure  a successful event and each WHEU family is asked to work at least one shift and more if possible. Its fun and interactive, and your student will appreciate seeing you or other family members involved. This event is one of three major fundraisers for the West High Entertainment Unit.  The money raised at this event benefits all WHEU students – band, color guard, and drill team.

Please visit Volunteer Spot and sign up for a shift today.   For more information on the tasks and to schedule a shfit click here or email wheupavolunteers@gmail.com.  Students will sign up in the band room starting the week of September 22.  Student shifts do not match parent shifts. Don’t wait; please sign up for a shift today. It’s easy to sign-up online.

Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot).  Enter your first and last name. Choose your spots and hit Confirm – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders.  (VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone).

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Email wheupavolunteers@gmail.com to schedule a shift that works for you.

SAT Testing and WHEU Performance Schedules

Students planning to take the SAT/Subject Matter tests on October 11, 2014 may register at a local school (WHS/Redondo Union) for testing rather than at Valencia High School as recommended in an earlier email.  WHEU will not perform at a band review that morning.  Departure for the October 11th field tournament will be after the SAT testing completes. Those who have registered already for the SAT test at Valencia High School may choose to change test location on-line. Logon to student account and select edit test registration to choose an alternate test site. You will incur a fee for changing test venue.  If this impacts you, please contact WHEUPA at wheupa@gmail.com. We apologize for this inconvenience.

 Students planning to take the PSAT on October 18, 2014 may register at WHS.  The test will complete prior to departure for the Baldwin Park Field Tournament. There are no conflicts between the fall ACT test dates and WHEU events.

2014 Field Shows – WHEU Snack Bar News

WHEU students may visit the snack bar after the half-time performance. The Express window at the west end of the snack bar will be reserved for students who have pre-ordered spam musubi and/or pizza (see next paragraph for details).   All other food (taco boats, chili, dogs, etc) may be purchased from any other open window.  Be very careful with food/beverage items.  The stains from chili, mustard, orange soda, etc. are very a difficult to remove from the attire. Students must be back in the stands by the start of the 4th quarter. 

PRE-ORDERS with PRE-PAYMENT will be collected for spam musubi and pizza (cheese or pepperoni). Cost is $2.50 /spam musubi or slice of pizza. Exact change is required.  Complete an order envelope available in the band room (on Mr. Banim’s podium) on the Friday of game day no later than 3:30pm. Pre-purchased items will be available for pick-up at the Express window.  Students collecting their pre-ordered items may choose to purchase drinks, candy or other food items when picking up their order.  

ANNOUNCING the WHEU Wish List

Check the WHEU Wish List featuring Uniform Care Products.  Donated items can be dropped off in the Wish List Box in the band room.  Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot:

Enter your email address. (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot).  Choose the items you would like to donate – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. We greatly appreciate your support

Help Wanted – Attention all Party Planners

WHEUPA is looking for a concession chair (or two).  Concessions are a major source of revenue for WHEUPA.  Lots of help will be provided. Please contact wheupa@gmail.com to learn how you can help.