About Thunderbolt

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Start Time: 7:55 am   (Breakfast available from 7:30 am - 7:55 am)

Dismissal Time: 2:30 pm


Office Hours 7:30am ~ 3:30pm

Please do not drop off students before 7:30 a.m. - there is no supervision.

  • All visitors please sign in at the office and get a visitor sticker.
  • Sign all students out in the front office.
  • If your child will be absent, please call the office at 854-7277 before 9:00 am.
    An automated call will go out by 10:00 am to verify any unexcused absences.
  • We do have a voice mail prior to 7:00 am.

Thunderbolt Middle School (Home of the Thundercats!) opened in 1994. The school offers a wide variety of programs to challenge and provide opportunities for all our students. Here are a few highlights.

- Using the latest classroom technology. Thunderbolt has interactive whiteboards (Smartboards) in use, and every teacher has a projector and document camera.

- National Board Certified computer skills teacher.

- Honors classes available.

- Art, Band, Physical Education, computer classes, and Choir.

- Thunderbolt and Lake Havasu High School coordinate instruction for a seamless transition.

- A selection of interscholastic athletics including girl's volleyball, boy's and girl's basketball, boy's and girl's track, boy's and girl's cross country, girl's softball, boy's baseball, spiritline, and boy's football.

- Wide selection of student clubs and organizations including National Junior Honor SocietyStudent CouncilEducational Tour Club, Interact, and  Renaissance.

- Booster Club.

- Full Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports implementation.

- Campus wide Capturing Kids Hearts implementation.

- Yearly Career Fair.

- ACT Explore Test/AZCIS Profile.

- Response to Intervention for Reading and Math.

- Departmental Professional Learning Communities.

- Intervention focused summer school.

- V.F.W. Youth Activities Award.


Students need options and innovative approaches to learning and Thunderbolt Middle School has them.