I must say that this distinction of our school doesn't really come as a surprise for me. At some point before the district assembly, we had an assembly for the school. We have had a couple of those so far, every time to honor the sports. This assembly was however for the academics. By the end of each quarter honor roll is announced. There is two different “levels”. The first is when you had a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3 -3.4 and that is called honor roll. The second is called Honor distinction roll which is when you have a GPA between 3.5 and 4.0. About ¼ of the school was on the honor roll, and got called up to the stage to get their diploma. This seemed like a lot to me, but as it turned out, it was nothing. More than half the school was on the honor distinction roll, me included. I think that it's great that so many people have good grades (A 4.0 is straightA's) but it seems like it kinda defeats the purpose of Distinction if most people get it.
If anyone is interested (Hello, mom, dad, grandma and granddad) my grades as I'm writing this are straight A's. Don't worry, event though I don't need the credits, I still care about my grades and do my schoolwork ;D