The ghost of a former student haunts the local high school. When the school districts are re-zoned, demolition of the building is ordered, and the student body is shocked to learn that they will be scattered among adjoining school districts. The kids revolt. They take over the school in a confrontation with school officials. The ghost, an appealing girl named Melanie, appears to the students to help them keep the conflict from becoming violent. Resolution of the conflict is the kind of showdown only teenagers could imagine.