Lou Metcalf is a beautiful young woman who has moved to Alton, Pennsylvania from New Jersey. She has three children born out of wedlock Many think the fathers are unidentified. Her son Derek was a trouble youth in the ninth grade. At the time, Cal the school janitor counceled him. Derek is now a senior and a student representative on the Alton Advisory Board. Freddie is a new student who is known to be a trouble maker and is blamed for the school break-in. Derek and Cal come to his rescue. Whos is Derek's father? Will Lou finally face her past and tell Derek about his father?