A beautiful graffiti mural appears on the Fairfax campus one night. Could it have been JEAN?
KENDRA, who worried about getting a boyfriend after her accident, has one. She's very happy, but doesn't want to admit they're boyfriend and girlfriend.
JEN and Anthony go on a non-date. Jen wants a boy to make her feel special, and it ain't happening. She realizes the relationship is over.
BORIS and Rena have a huge fight. She is tired of his selfishness, and he doesn't believe he can ever get close to anyone. Later, Boris discusses his father, an alcoholic who died very young. All year Boris has been struggling with a deep depression. A passage from Crime and Punishment read in class seems to perfectly capture the duality of his personality.
MARIA has realized that she has to become independent from Jean and find her own strength and way. She dives into her photography and talks about her new-found strength in Impact.
DANIELLE wants to quit cheer squad to concentrate on her academics, but a fight breaks out that may result in the squad being disbanded. The administrators like her, so she tries to mediate the conflict but is frustrated and ultimately defeated.
DERARD, after a period of deep depression, has decided to put aside football and try to get into a good college.
Jen discovers she did terribly on her SAT, and despairs of ever getting into college. She blames herself, but now has a real crisis.