July - August
- Hannah Baker moves to town.
- Hannah starts working at The Crestmont.
- Clay starts working at The Crestmont. (Three weeks after Hannah)
- Kat hosts a party at Hannah's house because she was leaving.
- The school year begins. It's the first day of Sophomore year for Clay, Justin, Jessica, Alex, Courtney and several others.
- Hannah is asked out to the park by Justin, where she has her first kiss with the flirty jock.
- At school the next day, Justin implies that the pair went to "third base."
- Bryce Walker, Liberty High's star athlete shares Justin's photo of Hannah's skirt blowing up with the whole school, thus creating a "slut" reputation for Hannah.