Troy Bolton is still dating Gabriella Montez, who decides to stay in Albuquerque with her mother.Troy eventually decides to look for a summer job to gain money for college.

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Sharpay and Ryan Evans plan to spend part of the summer at their family's country club, Lava Springs ("Fabulous"), but Sharpay's summer plans also include pursuing Troy, whom she has arranged to be hired at the club. Fulton, into hiring Gabriella and their close group of friends as well; including Taylor and Chad.

Sharpay is enraged upon learning that Gabriella is working as one of the lifeguards, but is unable to get her fired.

So she orders Fulton to give them difficult tasks so they would be best to quit.

Fulton attempts to intimidate the group, but Troy rebuilds their confidence and convinces them that they can persevere ("Work This Out"). Sharpay senses his need and arranges for Troy to be promoted, hoping that this will convince him to sing with her at the talent show.

Everyone celebrates the end of the summer with a pool party ("All for One") which features a cameo appearance by Miley Cyrus.

The premiere of High School Musical 2 aired at 8 PM Eastern Time on August 17, 2007, and included a telecast hosted by Kenny Ortega and the movie's cast.Owing to a "promise" from Troy, he and Sharpay practice their song for the Midsummer Night's Talent Show ("You Are The Music In Me (Sharpay Version)").When Sharpay discovers that Ryan and the Wildcats are putting together their own performance in the show, she orders Mr.Taylor and Gabriella invite Ryan to the baseball game, where he persuades the Wildcats to take part in the talent show ("I Don't Dance").Troy and Gabriella's relationship is strained when Troy sees Ryan with Gabriella, sparking jealousy.As Troy goes onstage, he asks Sharpay why she switched the song, and Sharpay is shocked to find that her brother tricked her.