Welcome to WHEU

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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.

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Current Events and News

Summer Fundraiser is Coming

Help WHEU fill up a donation truck to raise money for instruments and other necessities that support the Unit. Two donation dates are scheduled – June 4th and August 20th. Click here to visit our Savers Donation page for complete details.

WHEU 2016-2017 Season Registration Begins

For all new and returning students who will be part of WHEU this upcoming 2016-2017 music season, registration begins now. There are some important dates that all students and parents need to be aware of for downloading and turning in forms. Complete details can be found at the Registration page by clicking here.

Spring Banquet – June 6th

The WHEU Annual Spring Banquet will be held on Monday, June 6th. This years event will be in the Toyota Meeting Hall located at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center. All students and families are encouraged to attend this gala event.  The banquet is a semi-formal affair and is a WHEU tradition and provides a great opportunity for students to reflect back on the past-year musical accomplishments. Tickets are only $25 per person. Scrip funds can be used towards ticket purchase. Fun, food and friendship is the goal, and all attendees will get to see the video highlight Year In Review. Seniors will receive a complimentary DVD copy and everyone else  can purchase their own copy of this years DVD or Blu-Ray disc which is jam-packed with nearly 3 hours of content and includes: 

  • 2015-2016 Year In Review – 30 minute video with over 360 photos, videos and other highlights of our WHEU students in action
  • Videos of SBI, home and away field show competitions and parade reviews
  • Entertainment Unit Promo Highlights
  • Home field performance arial view
  • Drum Line performance at Spirit Day

A great keepsake for WHEU students and families to remember their music year at West High School. Click here to download the WHEU 2016 Spring Banquet Flyer to register for the banquet and order your disc. Deadline to submit your order form is Thursday, May 26th. PLEASE NOTE: tickets will NOT be available at the door. We hope to see everyone there!

Did You See It?

WHEU performed at the annual West Area Instrumental Music Festival at West High School on May 24th. In attendance was the Bert Lynn Middle School Symphonic Band. If you were not able to attend the concert, click below to view videos and photos of the event.

To see photos of the event click here to visit the photo gallery.

WHEU performed in the Annual Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade on May 21st. If you were not able to attend the parade, here is WHEU’s march video and photos.

To see photos of the event click here to visit the photo gallery.

WHEU performed their annual Jazz Concert on Friday May 13th at the WHS Pavilion. Part of the program was featuring solo student singers and music selections performed by the Bert Lynn Jazz Band. It was a wonderful evening of music and fun. If you were not able to attend the concert, here is Part 1 and Part 2 of the event.

To see photos of the event, visit the photo gallery by clicking here.

WHS Color Guard Promo Video

Want to learn more about WHS Color Guard? Tryouts will be this May. Watch this great promo video!

Graduation Leis – Get ’em Before They’re Gone!

WHEUPA has a tradition of offering amazing graduation leis in various styles: Ribbon, Satin Ribbon, Kukui Nut and Candy. Prices range from $5.00 to $25.00, an excellent value compared to similar leis elsewhere plus NO SALES TAX! Each are hand-made and always appreciated by graduating students each year. Be sure to order early by downloading the WHEUPA Lei Order Form 2016.

Scrip Can Pay Your Student Expenses

Scrip is an excellent opportunity to help pay for some or all of your student’s WHEU expenses such as contribution fees and the annual Spring Banquet. Its easy and NO ADDITIONAL cost to you. With the Spring banquet quickly approaching soon, this is the optimal time purchase Scrip and the proceeds from the sale could pay for your students meal – and the student parents too!

Complete details of the WHEU Scrip program can be found by clicking here or contacting Emi Blasman at scrip@wheupa.org  Scrip is an optional WHEUPA fundraiser.  Net proceeds from a family’s order are credited to that student’s account.

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.