Eight months after the sudden loss of his astronaut mom, Alex undergoes rigorous entrance testing to attend the same leadership high school she did.
For their first challenge, the Eagles and Ravens compete to solve a riddle. To be accepted by his team, Alex distances himself from his older sister.
The Eagles pressure Alex to help them get revenge against the Ravens. FBI agents look for a weapon lost near campus and suspect a student took it.
Brooke spots boyfriend Daniel doing something suspicious on the beach. Jackie gets to know Max's sweet side when he helps her with an assignment.
The secret Daniel has been hiding is dramatically unveiled. Chess whiz Max meets his match. Hayley and Leo's friendship takes a sudden turn.
Hayley gets upset when Leo avoids talking about what happened between them. Max tries to impress his crush, Emma, in gym class.
The Eagles' two candidates for team captain face off in a debate. In class, the students argue over a hypothetical moral dilemma.
Jackie coaches Max in asking Emma out on a date. Jason receives an important but risky mission he must carry out at the satellite launch.
Brooke's investigations lead her to danger and a discovery. When Sophie makes the Eagle boys clean their stinky locker room, a secret is uncovered.
At the school's Harvest Fair, the Eagles and the Ravens compete to see which team can raise more scholarship money by marketing and selling cupcakes.
Ryan's letter reveals a secret she kept from her husband for years. When Emma turns him down, Max takes Jackie instead to the Halloween dance.
Hayley learns who Leo's surprise visitor is. Emma faces consequences for her phone call to NASA. Jealous Daniel's temper explodes at the school dance.