Shelly Ross, portrayed by Jaclyn Gest, is a student at River Blossom High School. She has a younger sister, Jenny. In the first episode, it is established that her grandmother, Grandma Helga, is staying with her family.
- "Meet Shelly Ross. Shelly loves analyzing life, but she's scared of living her own."
Highly passionate about changing the world, Shelly wants to be a journalist. She has published two letters to the editor, and works on the school newspaper. She loves science fiction and attending sci fi conventions, but hates being labeled a nerd.
Shelly is very sweet and friendly. She's very outspoken about her beliefs, and quick to stand up for people she believes are being wronged.
Shelly dates Zach Finn, the school nerd. She is very nervous about the topic of sex, and has not kissed Zach or anyone else.
|Shelly Ross | Zach Finn | Ashley Scott | Candy Kane | Brad Fischer | Zederick Morgan | Anabelle Morgan | Ken Harris | Natalie Porter|
|Richard Chan | Brody Knox | Catie | Christy | Gabe Campbell | Jenny Ross | Grandma Helga | Mrs. Applebaum | Mrs. Morgan | Mr. Wormwell | Mr. Scott | Mrs. Scott | Dean Campbell|