On the first day of school Drew helps the school have a great year but can't sleep from insomnia.
Zoë goes through her first day of school where a big secret is told.
- This episode is named after the song This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan.
- This episode was originally called "Creep" by Radiohead.
- This was the first time in Season 13 that episodes aired at the same time in the US and Canada (9pm EST/6pm PST).
- This was the first episode to be aired on MTV Canada (source) as Degrassi moved from its sister channel MuchMusic.
- Jack is mentioned by Snake, and it is revealed that he watches West Drive.
- In this episode, Zoë Rivas is revealed to be dyslexic.
- This marks the first appearance of Mrs. Rivas.
- This marks the start of the retconned 2013-14 school year.
- This marks the beginning of Alli and Leo's second relationship.
- This marks the second time Mr. Perino got coffee spilled on his shirt. The first was in Crazy Little Thing Called Love.
- Alli mentions K.C. when he brought a gun to school in Heart Like Mine (2). She also mentions Connor DeLaurier stealing panties from Season 11 and Eli crashing his car in Season 10.
- There is a picture of Campbell Saunders seen in Mike Dallas's locker.
Regular Cast (Ordered Alphabetically)
- Luke Bilyk as Drew Torres
- Stefan Brogren as Archie Simpson
- Sarah Fisher as Becky Baker
- Ana Golja as Zoë Rivas
- Alicia Josipovic as Bianca DeSousa (voice only)
- Demetrius Joyette as Mike Dallas
- Andre Kim as Winston Chu
- Lyle Lettau as Tristan Milligan
- Eric Osborne as Miles Hollingsworth III
- Aislinn Paul as Clare Edwards
- Cristine Prosperi as Imogen Moreno
- AJ Saudin as Connor DeLaurier
- Olivia Scriven as Maya Matlin
- Melinda Shankar as Alli Bhandari
- Jessica Tyler as Jenna Middleton
Summertime • All I Wanna Do • My Own Worst Enemy • About a Girl • Cannonball • Honey • Young Forever • This Is How We Do It • You Got Me • You Oughta Know • Everything You've Done Wrong • Who Do You Think You Are • Barely Breathing • Black Or White • Spiderwebs • The World I Know • Better Man • Dig Me Out • Power to the People • No Surprises • Basket Case • Unbelievable • What It's Like • Close to Me • Army of Me • Everything Is Everything • Sparks Will Fly (1) • Sparks Will Fly (2) • You Are Not Alone • Enjoy the Silence • How Bizarre • My Hero • Hypnotize • Out of My Head • Believe (1) • Believe (2) • Thunderstruck