When senior Francesca Facchini solicits Bobby Funke's help tracking down a set of stolen SATs, Funke uncovers a story. After he suspects the school president for the crime, Funke becomes one of the most popular kids at St. Donovan's High. Funke wins the respect of everyone from the Principal Kirkpatrick to the kid that farts on him in Spanish class and Francesca takes Funke to homecoming. As Funke's popularity grows so do his suspicions. He begins to wonder if the president really stole the SATs or if he's just a pawn in a conspiracy. Determined to find the truth, Funke digs deeper and unearths the sordid underbelly of St. Donovan's. Everyone seems to play a part, including student council members, college bookies and public school brats. Armed only with a learner's permit and the spirit of Woodward and Bernstein, Funke must crack the case before it cracks him.