In your face Jacqueline!
—Tomika and Hey Violet

Kool Thing is the ninth episode in Season 3 of School of Rock. It aired on January 7, 2018, to an audience of 0.60 viewers.


Tomika goes to great lengths to prove she is cool to the new girl in school, eventually lying about knowing a music superstar.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast

  • Hey Violet as Themselves
  • Shelby Simmons as Jacqueline

Absent Cast


  • Hoodie (by Hey Violet)


  • Jama Williamson, who portrays Principal Mullins, was absent for the third time in Season 3.
  • This was the first episode to air in 2018.
  • This episode continued to air on Sunday, while also continued to air at 7:30/c.
  • Hey Violet is revealed the music superstar Tomika knows.[1]
  • This is the first episode to have a character who is not native to the United States, as Jacqueline is from France.
  • The episode title is a reference to the song "Kool Thing" by Sonic Youth.
  • Esmeralda made her first appearance in the third season.



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