The Antiques Roadshow is coming to Clark and everybody brings something they think might be valuable for the Englishman to check out.
After a friend of her mother dies, Ellen discovers that every year the inhabitants of Clark gather together for the Sunshine prize, given to the citizen who most helped the town with volunteer work and good samaritan acts.
Mr. Munn is going out of town for a principal's conference and leaves Ellen in charge. She decides she'll rule the school differently, with lighter rules, no detention and more field trips.
In order to boost Catherine's self-esteem, Ellen encourages her to accompany her to a seminar by popular motivational speaker, Percy Moss.
Starved for companionship and nightlife, Ellen ends up becoming part of Rusty and Catherine's secret romance.
Ellen's failure as a Driver's Ed instructor exposes the fact that Rusty doesn't know how to drive.
Ellen's efforts to honor a longtime district employee ends up costing the aging school bus driver her job.
Ellen tries to counsel the school's troubled kicker on the eve of a championship football game.
Ellen launches a new business to sell her sister Catherine's delicious homemade taffy.
Ellen's search for the perfect cup of coffee reveals some disturbing news about Dot's new boyfriend.
As she looks to rid the yard of a pesky raccoon, Ellen is asked to help a lovesick high school student.
Ellen's moving causes friction at home, leading to Catherine's moving out to live with a new boyfriend.
An profile in Vanity Fair gets Ellen thinking about a new hairdo.
Ellen tries to rally the town against a new restaurant that features scantily clad waitresses.
Ellen sets to make some decisions about her future.