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45th annual CORN FEST
Skyline Back to School Celebration

Friday, September 9th
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Skyline School

The Cornfest is a Skyline tradition of food, friends and fun for families, teachers and staff to gather together as a new school year begins.

  • All the corn you can eat,FREE!

  • A picnic dinner of chicken, green salad, potato salad, pasta salad, and roll – $6.00 for 13 yrs & up, $4.50 for 5-12 yrs, 4yrs & under are free!  (check or cash)

  • Cornhole toss tournament – organized by parent Brandon Schmidt.

  • Owl release – Audubon Society will release several owls into the wild.

  • Bench dedication to Kyron Horman – A new bench designed by former Skyline parent artist Ivan Mclean will be dedicated in Kyron’s memory.

  • Music – Death by Thumbs with Skyline student Henry Earle.

  • Skyline Gear – PTA will have t-shirts and sweatshirts available for sale. We will also be taking orders. Adult & children sizes available. (check or cash)

Volunteers Needed

To make Cornfest a success we need dozens of Skyline parents and middle school students to volunteer. This is a great way to meet other parents and get involved.

All it takes is signing up for a 30 minute shift. Ideally help out for two 30 minute shifts or more. Help needed with set-up and clean-up, food servers and runners, kitchen help, corn roasters, cashiers, and more.

Register to volunteer online here or go to:

Day of event tasks we need help with:

  • Set-up (3 – 5 PM): set-up tables, food line, signage, decorations.

  • Cashiers:  Take payments for dinner, make change.

  • Food Runners: Bring food up from kitchen when needed.

  • Food Servers: Serve up dinner portions.

  • Corn Roasters: Roast and serve corn.

  • Green Team Kitchen Help: Run re-useable dishes through dishwasher.

  • Clean Up (start 7:30ish): Put food away, take down tables, litter patrol.

  • Arts and Crafts: Assist kids with arts and craft activities.

Advance coordination help needed too: Opportunity for newer Skyline parents to take on a leadership role helping with advance coordination and set-up.

  • Advance food and supply run coordination: Coordination of food ordering, advance pick-up at grocery and day of pickup for hot food.

  • Green Team coordination: Advance coordination and set-up for recycling stations, helping ensure reusable trays are ready, delivery of compost to farm.

  • Arts and crafts table coordination: Advance coordination for arts and crafts table for student activities during event.

  • Audio support for band: Advance help with band with audio set-up, mainly electrical cord connection, troubleshooting issues throughout night.

Event co-chairs:  Kitty Nolen and Brian Hoop
Volunteer questions, for more info, or to sign-up:

Brian Hoop at or 503-475-6056
Sponsored by: your Skyline School PTA

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