straight A's

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straight A's

The highest grades received in all of one's courses. "A" is the highest mark in many grading systems. My parents got me a new bike for getting straight A's this year.
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(earn/get) straight ˈA’s

(especially American English) (get) the best marks/grades in all your classes: She got straight A’s in all her exams.He’s always been a straight A student.
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At Park Mains High in Erskine, 12 pupils achieved straight As in their National 5s and seven achieved straight A's at Higher.
But don't get discouraged; you shouldn't expect straight A's.
The fact that Ochieng scored straight A's in high school and a further a First Class Honours at the university reveals a betrayal to high score performers.
Proud dad Drew said: "Despite juggling school and highers, she has still managed to get straight A's while also competing.
'At that time, it was fair, those who scored straight A's got into local universities while those who did not do well, did not get in, it was simple and straightforward,' he said.
If one achieves straight A's in his O and A Levels, his score after equivalence will add up to 935, whereas a student of FSc or FA will have a score of 1,000 or above.
She has studied at the Uptown School in Mirdif for all of her grade school years and has managed to keep straight A's since Year 9.
[P]eople with perfect resumes and straight A's still struggle to get into Harvard," another user, (https://www.instagram.com/dream_the_rapper/) dream_the_rapper , commented.
There's always that one girl who nabs straight A's and the lead in the play, all while sinking the game-winning basket and staying surrounded by a bevy of besties.
While a handful of the candidates managed to get straight A's, most schools recorded a high number of students with A- and Bs.The majority of all-time academic giants in Nyeri, Lakipia, Kirinyaga and Murang'a did not feature in the list of schools that produced top performers in the country.
Rose Medical Center is one of only 42 "Straight A" hospitals in the United States to be awarded an "A" every grading cycle since 2012 and the only Colorado hospital to maintain straight A's.
She made straight A's at UCA so her grandfather, Hollis Bray, paid her way to earn an MBA from UCA--which she did in one year.
Now, she is getting straight A's in an associate degree program in computer programming at NHTI while caring for her aging in-laws, working a part-time retail job and doing work-study.
Academic achievement seemed a way to distract others, "And so, I better get straight A's, so I don't have to deal with that.
Islamabad -- Roots Millennium Schools nationwide and Flagship Millennium Campus I-9/3, Islamabad has proved it once again in Cambridge Assessment International Examination-CAIE with astounding results by securing more than 4300 straight A's. Flagship Millennium College International I-9/3, Islamabad Campus has yet again demonstrated that it is the leading International school and college which offers paths and gateways to the students seeking opportunities to excel in academics, the world over.