Guthrie, Oklahoma, 1906 - History teacher Ellie Henderson, has been a thorn in high school Principal Max Colbert's side ever since he took over three months ago. When she's not flying by his office, late for her class, with books and papers jumbled in her arms, she's attending suffragettes meetings against his orders.
Because of her family connections, Max can't fire her, but he can certainly find someone to marry her and keep her busy in the kitchen - and far away from his school. Max soon finds that what seemed like a good idea can turn into disaster when Miss Ellie Henderson is involved. The woman is a master at getting into trouble.
With the Christmas season in full swing, he has many opportunities to introduce her to prospective husbands. However, he gets the uncomfortable feeling that no one is worthy of the minx....