Novak has to take a second job in order to pay medical bills incurred by his seriously ill father.
A troublesome student causes a major problem in an industrial arts class.
A guitar strumming ne'er-do-well decides to return to the teaching profession after a 15 year absence.
Novak discovers that a troublesome girl has an interest in drama.
Jefferson High's star QB gets killed in a practice scrimmage and his father blames it on the coach's win-at-all costs attitude.
Novak concludes that two of his students are headed for the wrong careers.
Novak might be fighting a losing battle when a promising student decides to drop out of school and get hitched.
Jefferson High's star pitcher has a big league fastball but he's strictly bush league when it comes to academics. The flamethrower might not be able to play in the championship game unless he can improve his grade in Novak's English class.
Novak and the Jefferson High debating team are headed out of town for a match when problems develop with the team captain.
A girl feels extreme pressure to win a full-tuition scholarship to college.
Novak acts as temporary faculty advisor to a rowdy off-campus boys club.
Jefferson High's newest enrollee is notorious--she was recently acquitted of murdering her parents.
Anonymous letters accuse Novak of carrying on an affair with a married colleague.
A ten year old gifted student enrolls at Jefferson High where he's successful academically but not socially.
A student who missed a year of school due to an accident has trouble when he returns.
The use of a teaching machine on a trial basis runs into opposition from both faculty and students at Jefferson High.
Novak learns that four of his male students are living under one roof without any adult supervision.
Novak is given the task of directing a school variety show starring the faculty.
Novak's directing causes the performers to lose their enthusiasm for the faculty variety show.
An Iranian exchange science instructor finds teaching American students a challenge. Especially the damsels.
Vane is persuaded to step down from his position as principal in order to pursue a political career. He's running for state superintendant of schools against an ambitious opponent.
Novak's fellow English instructor is convinced he'll be fired after teacher evaluation at Jefferson High.
Novak falls for a substitute teacher whose main passion is skydiving.
A mock United Nations Assembly at Jefferson High leads to accusations that the school is promoting Communist propaganda.
Strong student feelings against a rival high school threaten to explode as a championship basketball game nears.
A practical joking student pulls a hoax on Jefferson High by creating a fictional straight-A transfer student.
A nun tries to install a sense of responsibility into her troublesome orphaned nephew before he comes into his late father's money.
A student stirs his classmates into demonstrating on behalf of a school bond issue.
A science student thinks about rejecting a college scholarship in order to work in the family music store.
When the class clown begins failing his college prep courses, his mother blames his teachers.