With Degrassi rebooting itself as Next Class, I decided to ditch the traditional “grades system” and replace it with the “Stefan Meter.”
Maya searches for a lead guitarist; Shay experiments with enhancing her assets to impress her crush; Zoe attempts to put her “more than friends” feelings for Grace aside; and things get personal for Tristan when he runs for class president against ex-boyfriend, Miles.
Zoe learns that Grace has a serious illness; Miles gets in trouble for venting about his mother’s new man; and Frankie confides in a boy she meets online.
Zig takes action to save his relationship; Hunter pitches a Gamer Club to student council; and Miles and his mysterious new friend Esme set out to prove that his dad hasn’t changed.
Maya experiences sexist micro-agressions at a gig and decides to fight back; Tristan pursues a new romance with a grade ten student who idolizes him; and Shay realizes she needs to introduce Tiny to her to her parents when he invites her to a movie.
Maya becomes a feminist while protesting against unequal bathroom rights; Miles turns to anti-anxiety meds when forced to spend time with his dad; and Lola discovers that her friends masturbate and decides to test it out herself.
Zoe worries that no one will accept her for being gay, so she turns to one person she feels will understand, her father. Hunter fights back after his gaming club is shut down for misogynistic content.
When Grace realizes she isnt gay, Zoe retaliates by sleeping with her crush, Zig. Miles wakes up in a park and he realizes he needs help. Maya wonders if shes messed up her one big chance after being turned down by a music producer.
When Maya gets trolled online for her feminist stance, she fears for her safety. Zoe Internet diagnoses Tristan with chlamydia, forcing him to confront the boys hes hooked up with. Frankies friends try to convince her to be with Winston.
Zig discovers whos responsible for Mayas trolling, but gets blackmailed into staying silent. Miles helps Esme and then falls back into a downwards spiral. Frankies scared off by Jonahs behaviour, so she goes to the Snowball with Winston.
When Hunter refuses to apologize for his behaviour, he loses his friends support and lashes out at the Snowball. Maya contemplates whether or not she can take back Zig. Frankie breaks up with Winston after realizing that her heart is with Jonah.