During their summer vacation, Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson meet at a beach. Sandy enrolls at Rydell High School, where Danny is a student. Sandy's new friend Frenchy is a member of the schoolgirl clique 'The Pink Ladies.' Danny is the leader of the 'The T-Birds' gang. Kenickie is his second-in-command. Neither Danny or Sandy know they are attending the same school. The Pink Ladies decide to reunite Danny and Sandy, but Danny wants to protect his cool image, and his behavior towards Sandy concerns and upsets her. Sandy's good girl behavior makes is difficult for Danny since he wants to remain cool, but wants to be with Sandy at the same time. On the last day of school the two get back together.