The season begins with all the students returning to school. Annie and Dixon see their dad's parking spot painted over in the lot and Adrianna returns from her tour. Naomi tells all her friends she spent the summer in the Riviera when in actuality she spent it cooked up at some motel. She is still shaken up about the whole rape incident. She decided to press charges before she realized that she does not have much evidence to back up her case.
An earthquake hits West Beverley on their first day back and school is canceled. Mr. Cannon has decided to stay at West Beverley and Naomi decides to report the rape. Annie needs a ride to her internship interview and she asks Liam, whom is not too happy to see her. Javier and Adrianna continue to fight.
Teddy is injured during the earthquake but is still cleared to play in his tennis match. During the game he collapses. Naomi runs to get the police and she ends up confessing to her everything about the rape. Annie comes clean to the interviewer, thinking she blew her chances of getting the internship.
Ivy has a friend from Australia arrive which and Dixon is jealous. Annie and Liam get close to one another, but Annie will not let herself date an ex of a good friend. Adrianna pulls a plug on her music career. Teddy's injury causes him to be off his feet for six weeks, potentially causing him his tennis career.
Naomi, still distraught by Mr. Cannon, goes wild and invites boys to a private party. For Annie, it is looking likely she will get her internship. Unbeknownst to Ivy, her visiting friend is actually having an affair with her mother.