Friendly pranking takes a very bad turn after the Degrassi Volleyball team retaliates and goes too far against the rival team from Northern Tech. The Degrassi students are divided on what constitutes a prank and what is just flat out wrong. Tension builds throughout the season as friends question friends’ motives and new alliances are formed. Can the team survive the bumpy ride heading towards the Finals?
It’s also time for Degrassi Community School’s 35th Anniversary Event! Favourite Degrassi alum are back, and Student Body President, Tristan will do whatever it takes to make this show a memorable one. To his dismay, there are other groups of students who want it to be memorable for other reasons. A protest. A public cry of contrition. Why can’t this just be about celebrating the legacy of Degrassi?View Cast
After a rival school pranks the Degrassi volleyball team, Frankie retaliates and is called out for being a racist. When Hunter purposely crashes his car, Miles realizes that Hunter needs help. Maya’s lasting feelings for Zig threaten her co-op placement opportunity.
Hunter’s admitted into a psychiatric ward, and realizes that if he ever wants to recover, and see Yael again, he must accept professional help. After learning more about racism, Shay considers whether or not she can defend Frankie’s stunt. Zig blames Maya for everything that happened between them after she stands him up on a date.
Frankie organizes a diversity mixer to fix things with the Northern Tech team and hold onto her position as co-captain. Tristan, worried about pressuring Miles and straining their relationship, takes over their robot baby assignment. Yael’s app goes viral in the Degrassi halls, but when it becomes an outlet for hateful comments and gossip, she must choose between her integrity and her success.
When Zoe doesn’t receive a callback, she worries that it’s because of her homosexual feelings and comes up with a way to hide her true self. When Grace is made fun of for her appearance, her confidence unravels, and she decides to take on a new look. When Tiny asks Lola to delete her dating profile, she breaks-up with him instead.
Lola stages a protest for Tiny’s unfair suspension and garners attention during the Degrassi Alumni event. Tristan sets out to alleviate tension in the air by censoring all gala night sketches. Frankie volunteers to sing the Degrassi school song, hoping that it’ll help her make amends with the Degrassi community.
Shay is given the opportunity of a lifetime, but must apologize for the protest and compromise her values in order to get it. When Grace begins spending more time with Zig, Maya decides to pursue a friendship with Peter and tries to fit in with his friends. Zoe and Winston’s presentation on Imperial Japan takes a negative turn when she’s called out for being racially insensitive.
Frankie tries to escape from her problems by driving off with Jonah, but soon realizes that running away isn’t always a solution. A suffering Tiny takes Shay’s advice over Lola’s, and realizes that he needs to come clean about his feelings for Shay. After Zoe’s “relationship goals” video goes viral, Winston accuses Zoe of caring more about their online reputation than their actual relationship.
Miles realizes that Tristan’s insecure about being a virgin, and thinks he can help by springing sex on him. When Maya asks Vijay to take down his cover of her song, he responds online, and his fans blow up at her. When a dancing opportunity presents itself to Zig, he’s eager to prove himself and turns to Esme for help.
Lola shuts down Shay’s request to date Tiny, which leads Shay to act out during their championship game. Zoe’s burning intensifies, and as Winston begins to second-guess their relationship, she finally gives in to her true self. When anger overcomes Hunter during his date with Yael, he worries that he’s a monster who will never deserve her.