2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-24-130. Jim Thorpe Day.
The date of April 16 of each year is hereby designated "Jim Thorpe Day" in and for the public schools of this state. In any year in which April 16 is a Saturday, Sunday or school holiday, the public schools of this state shall observe the next succeeding school day as "Jim Thorpe Day." The several boards of education of this state and the superintendents, principals and teachers in the public school system may on "Jim Thorpe Day" conduct suitable programs commemorating the accomplishments of Jim Thorpe, the world's greatest athlete and a native Oklahoman, for the purpose of inspiring the school children of this state to greater personal achievements in physical fitness.
Added by Laws 1972, c. 65, § 1, emerg. eff. March 28, 1972.