Degrassi: Next Class follows the lives of the students from Degrassi Community School, a fictional high school in Toronto. It is the fifth series in the Degrassi franchise and covers many issues teens face, both big and small.
Zoe tries to find someone who won't disapprove of her sexuality. Hunter's video game club is shut down and he tries to get it back. Frankie continues to struggle with identity issues.
Zoe is brokenhearted and tries to retaliate against Grace. Miles seeks help after waking up outside. Maya goes to New York to see a music producer.
Maya is harassed online about her involvement in feminism. Tristan thinks he has contracted an STD and has to contact his past partners. Lola and Shay try to convince Frankie to get back together with Winston.
Zig finds out who has been trolling Maya. Miles risks going down a bad path by spending time with Esme. Frankie starts to question her feelings for Jonah.
Sexist comments are made to Maya and she decides to do something about it. Shay's parents want to meet Tiny. Tristan begins a new romance to deal with his jealousy.
Maya searches for a lead guitarist; Shay experiments with enhancing her assets to impress her crush; Zoe attempts to put her "more than friends" feelings for Grace aside; and things get personal for Tristan when he runs for class president against ex-boyfriend, Miles.
Zoe learns that Grace has a serious illness and tries to comfort her; Miles gets in trouble for venting about his mother's new man, which leads him to express his anger towards restrictions in free speech; Frankie is depressed and confides in a boy she meets online.
Degrassi is giving a warm welcome to an influx of Syrian refugees and a spiteful Lola posts a controversial photo.
The Gamers are determined to make their vlog a success. Maya discovers an interest in "tragedy porn." Esme tests Zig's limits on how far is too far to go at school.
Jonah and Grace pitch the Student Council on a play about the Degrassi bus accident. Goldi has questions about what it really means to be Muslim.
Maya meets Saad, who shares a mutual interest in the dark side. Frankie feels that Jonah is hiding something.
Shay, Lola and Frankie cozy up for girl's night until it becomes...less cozy. Is Frankie ready for more intimacy and will Shay's insecurities put her own relationship in jeopardy?
Frankie is driving herself crazy over Jonah. Miles and Lola work on the play, together experiencing an emotional roller coaster. Zoë and Rasha are also taking a kind of thrill ride.
Zoë and Rasha are determined to make it work, even if it means keeping secrets. Grace is faced with a life and death decision and needs a friend.
Lola's friends are not there for her. If Tristan makes it to the play, will Miles' indiscretions be revealed? Maya's obsession with death is getting out of control.
Maya can't deal with her depression. Frankie and Jonah are trying to figure things out. It's Ms. Rivas' wedding and Zoë violates her mother's wishes and brings Rasha anyway.
Opening night and the play receives rave reviews. Everyone loves it but Tristan clearly senses the truth. Maya appears to be happier - but appearances can be deceiving.
Jonah hides a secret from Frankie. Yael feels self-conscious about her body. Maya's return to school draws Zig's attention -- and Esme's jealousy.
Frankie's attempt at posting happier photos on her social media feed backfires. Shay grows desperate for a competitive edge in her athletic training.
A shocking photo hurts Goldi and Winston's friendship. Miles is thrilled by an invitation to a writing program, until he learns it's a diversity spot.
Grace decides to write up a bucket list. Maya rediscovers the fun of music. A terrorist attack overseas puts Goldi in a scary situation close to home.
Saad is misunderstood when he questions a show of support for the Brussels terrorist attack victims. A rumor circulates about Frankie, Esme and Zig.
Esme and Frankie distract Zig after he gets bad news. A talent show performance earns Maya an offer. Yael seeks Lola's help with an image makeover.
During a camping trip, Maya suffers from songwriter's block, Frankie learns the real reason Esme befriended her, and Tiny and Shay get closer.
Saad confides in Lola, who helps him out of a troubling situation. Shay awaits a "promposal" from Tiny. Tristan pushes himself too hard in rehab.
A scare delays the prom and brings the police. Esme shows up at the dance and makes a scene. Miles talks with his father about his near-future plans.
Zoë invites her estranged mother to her graduation. Esme makes a last-ditch effort to win back Zig. The truth about the bomb threat comes out.