Moroccan Cultural Appreciation Day

The American School of Marrakesh is proud to announce that on April 18, 19th and 20th we will be celebrating our host culture and the culture of many of our students, parents, and staff with a school-wide event, our third annual, Arabic department sponsored Moroccan Cultural Appreciation Day!!

On Wednesday, April 18th, a Grade 3 Race will take place during Period 2 in honor of  Hicham El Guerrouj**.

Students in elementary school (Grades 1-5) are invited to attend this event. 

**Hicham El Guerrouj is a retired Moroccan middle-distance runner. El Guerrouj is the current world record holder in the 1500 meters, mile and outdoor 2000 meters events. He is also a two-time Olympic gold medalist.–from Wikipedia

On Thursday, April 19thPeriod 7 Elementary students will present on a wide range of famous Moroccan personalities in the Assembly Hall.  All elementary students and teachers are welcome to attend.

On Friday, April 20th, During Lunch all students can choose to go to the courtyard at the back of the school to get a henna tattoo or have their names written out in Arabic calligraphy.  First come, first serve!

During period 5: US Presentations on the 12 Regions of Morocco & Famous Moroccans

  1. Attendees will be quizzed prior to entering the Assembly Hall on their knowledge of the 12 regions of Morocco and the specifics about each region (economics, culture, languages, food, etc.).
  2. Once they have completed the mini quiz students will enter the presentation area in the Assembly Hall and Upper School students will provide information about important Moroccan personalities and specific regional characteristics of the twelve regions that make up Morocco.
  3. Also, cooking lessons will take place and foods of Morocco will be highlighted during this session and will be regional in focus (12 regions) (tagines, couscous, etc.).


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We have created a new monthly activity that we are very excited about – the Go Green Club. The aim of this club is to plant small trees and plants around the city. The first planting session will take place at school on Saturday 1oth March from 1 – 4 PM. Students will be given a list of plants and trees that they can purchase and the club’s presidents will go and purchase them on their behalf ready for the planting session.

Students interested in any of the activities run by Outreach can come and speak to any of the club’s presidents, Ms. Al-Shammari, or add us on snapchat to be regularly updated. Being involved in Outreach is a way to develop your character and skills because you are helping others, be part of a bigger community, and develop your academic CV in preparation for college applications.



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Happy Reading.

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For the Upper School (incl. Middle School) lunch ordering system, details are outlined below.

Students and parents will be able to order lunch daily by phone or by email from the following suppliers:


Supplier Delivery Day Phone Number Email Address Deadline for Ordering Price per Meal (MAD)
Bearzatto Monday 0675 340 522 0614 290 051



Monday 9:00 am


50 MAD

Sandwich Factory  



05 24 43 24 81



Tuesday 9:00 am

Varies with selection
Katsura andBillys




06 13 43 93 77



Wednesday 9:00am


From 50 MAD






0524 49 37 76

0600 00 73 75


Email contact :


Website :



Thursday 9:00am







05 24 44 70 70


Friday 9:00am


50 MAD


To place your order, please contact the provider directly by email or telephone. Orders placed on the day of delivery have to be placed by telephone.

 If your child has food allergies, please do not enroll him or her in the program, as we cannot guarantee that there are no traces of the food s/he is allergic to in the dishes they offer.

 We hope that the service will address your needs. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or suggestions.

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