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Zeena Whayeb
Zeena Whayeb is a current sophomore at Central High School and Best Staff Writer of 2017 at the Central Digest. When she is not thinking of a thousand ways her life could go wrong, she is found sitting at a desk. A calm expression that hides internal screaming as she contemplates her future career, an unfound passion, and whether she should eat another 100-calories ice cream sandwich. A keen arachnophobic with a constant craving to learn, she is often mistaken for being an introvert. Her friends know better than anyone, that is not in the least true. With a family's incessant request to become a doctor and an ambiguous future, she only stays in the present. She strives to help other troubled students, and with much more success, at certain Algebra and Chemistry problems. Follow along as she shares the joys and concerns of Central High School with the rest of her much-cherished classmates.

Zeena Whayeb, Staff Writer

May 08, 2017
Former Basketball Player & Current Assistant Principal Frank Jones Will Retire This School Year (Story/Media)
Apr 28, 2017
AP Students’ Guide to Preparing for the Upcoming Exams (Story/Media)
Apr 25, 2017
Central Students Build Class Schedules for the 2017-2018 School Year (Story/Media)
Apr 21, 2017
Central’s Anatomy Class Get Ready for a Cat Dissection (Story/Media)
Apr 06, 2017
What Teachers Knew Then vs. Now (Story/Media)
Mar 10, 2017
Army Is In Their Future: Seniors Clark, Pruitt, Hale and Davis (Story)
Feb 28, 2017
New Teacher James Massengale Has A Passion to Teach and a Taste for Cooking (Story/Media)
Feb 18, 2017
Nashville Actors, Robert Kiefer and Carol Ponder, Perform ‘My Father’s War’ to Central Students (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
Ruriteen Club’s Teacher Treat Day Shows Appreciation to Central’s Teachers (Story)
Feb 04, 2017
Central Teachers Disagree With State Mandate To Start Grading Schools (Story/Media)
Jan 26, 2017
$100 Up for Grabs in EPB’s 2017 Black History Month Poetry Contest (Story)
Jan 20, 2017
New Scholarship For Performing Arts Students Honors Central Alumnus, Jordan Guess (Story)
Jan 13, 2017
Editorial: Words To Describe Central By Central Students! (Story/Media)
Dec 09, 2016
No Challenge For the Girls Basketball Team! – Pounders Take Win Against Hixson and Howard (Story)
Dec 05, 2016
Central Skills USA Team Takes Third Place (Media)
Nov 28, 2016
Mr. Strickland’s Rube Goldberg Machine – An Unstoppable Design (Story)
Nov 28, 2016
Top Senior STEM Students Take Job Shadowing Field Trip to Ooltewah Publix (Story)
Nov 14, 2016
Bowled Over: Pounders on Hot Streak to Start ’17 Season (Story)
Nov 04, 2016
Inside the Central Digest: Story Suggestions Update (Story/Media)
Oct 27, 2016
Editorial: Central’s First Steps Towards Women’s Empowerment (Story)
Oct 19, 2016
Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council Features Four Central Students (Story)
Oct 03, 2016
Brown-Bagging It: Some Students Prefer Bringing Their Own Lunches to School (Story/Media)
Sep 26, 2016
Smoking and Drinking at a New Low for Teens (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
Dyer ‘Getting the Hang’ of Being Central’s New College Adviser (Story/Media)
Sep 14, 2016
Six Habits of Early People (Story)
Aug 11, 2016
Central High School Teacher Spotlights (Story/Media)
Aug 26, 2016
State Survery Results: Central Teachers Feel Appreciated Locally, Less from State (Story)
Aug 22, 2016
Central Increases Security Cameras On Campus (Story/Media)
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