Welcome to WHEU

whsheadress 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.

WHEU 2014 Group Photo

Current Events and News

Upcoming Events For 2015

An updated schedule of events dated 01-22-14 for the remaining year can be accessed from the Downloads Page. The Events Calendar has also been updated to include additions and changes. Here are some highlights:

Zero Period Practice – Feb 4-6th to prep for Disneyland on Feb 9th. Band, Color Guard required.  JV DT should confirm with Mrs. Eriksen

Concert band – There are two concert bands this year:  West Concert Band #1 (1st period students), West Concert Band #2 (2nd and 4th period students combined).  Percussion students in 5th period will be assigned to play with these three bands.  Performance dates are listed in the schedule.  Note the addition of a concert on March 6th, only for 1st period students. 

Concert attire will be provided to students in West Concert Band #1 (only) prior to the first performance in March.  The schedule for these fittings will be announced separately.  Boys will be provided tuxes and bow ties, and are require to provide a white dress shirt, black dress shoes and black socks.  Marching shoes may be used as the black dress shoes.  Girls will be fit with black dresses and are required to provide black dress shoes (not marching shoes).

Hip Hop Clinic/Workshop, taught by WHS Coed Hip Hop, will be held Feb 2-6.  This clinic is open to boys and girls of all ages.  Download the 2015 Hip Hop Clinic flyer for schedule and registration information. Pass along to friends/family who may be interested.  Be sure to attend the Hip Hop Show Case Friday, Feb. 6 at 7pm in West High’s Pavilion

Students in West Concert Band #2 (2nd and 4th period students) will wear appropriate concert attire of their own. Boys must wear black pants, black socks, black dress shoes (marching shoes ok), white dress shirt, long black tie. Girls must wear a black dress, or black skirt or black pants with black or white blouse. Dress shoes are required.

Videos and Photos of WHEU In Action

Over 500 new photos have recently been added to the WHEU photo gallery! 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.


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. Imagine how much you could earn if you got a rebate on your holiday purchases.  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

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.