Nelly carries a huge weight on her back after being manipulated by her uncle into selling drugs at school. Unwillingly, she lost everything, destroyed people’s lives and her own.
In exchange for not being attacked by a group of students in her new school, María has a few challenges where she is forced to kiss, on different days, with each of the 6 members of a group. Although Maria has always had a good relationship with her parents, her father’s new alcoholism problem and her mother’s lack of time have led her to keep secret what the members of this group are making her go through.
A drug dealer uses his niece, Nelly, to distribute drugs as candy in her school. Another girl, Esther Marie, has dreams in which her school’s director tells her the truth about the “candy” she and her friends consume. To all this, Tiara, Esther Marie’s friend, falls ill due to an overdose.
Eight shorts, four in English and four in Spanish give life to Project: VALUES. Through genders such as drama, comedy, tragedy and fantasy, characters live experiences that show the need of good moral values in our daily lives. Beyond the values, these shorts tackle subjects such as dengue prevention, stray bullets, social disobedience, disrespect to the elderly, psychological and physical bullying, the bad business of drug dealing and in-school terror.
Four childhood friends, Valerie, Justine, Nicole and Sasha, decide to buy together a pair of shoes for all of them to use. When Valerie falls ill, hospitalized with dengue, Justine, Nicole and Sasha decide to use only one shoe, exchanging it weekly in memory of their friend. Wanting to spread the conscience on dengue, they decide to clean Valerie’s house surroundings. In the meantime, Valerie fights between life and death, and her mother, Victoria (Jailene Cintrón), suffers with her sense of guilt.
Two girls, Leslie and Bernice, get in a fight for a guy’s love. The school’s director calls their mothers in to take control of the situation and discovers the mothers show the same negative attitudes as their daughters. To this, Amanda, a friend of both Bernice and Leslie, attempts to resolve their situation, but only manages to get Bernice and Leslie to use her as a spy against the other.
Petra, a 60 year old grandmother, is facing a great challenge, make her rebel granddaughter, Vicky, learn the meaning of respect. Vicky’s conduct at school is just as unrespectful; she’s even more offensive and mocking towards her classmates. To correct Vicky’s conduct, Petra makes an ingenious plan to teach Vicky a lesson on humility.
Three classmates with special powers, Nora, Ester and Carmen, form a secret society dedicated to doing good at school. Their goal: denounce all abuse and illegal acts at school. Along their school’s director (Edna Lisboa), they will defeat the reign of terror of Gilbert, alias “El Macho” and his girlfriend Afrodita, alias “La Potra”, who have a gang in the school that sells drugs.