With the peculiar Mrs. Kormel at the wheel, anything could happen on the bus ride to Ella Mentry School, as A.J. and his friends find out on the day they have to go out of their way to pick up "the nude kid."
As the new computer lab teacher tries to bring Ella Mentry School into the twenty-first century with her peculiar inventions, second-grader A.J. struggles to survive without sugary snacks when principal Klutz bans junk food.
Tired of following the strict rules of their grumpy replacement principal, second-grader A.J. and his classmates try to find a way to bring back eccentric but lovable Principal Klutz, who was fired for bringing a wild turkey to the school's Thanksgiving Day assembly.