'If You Build It': Learning by building a community
It takes everybody: North Carolina high school students Kerron Hayes and Cameron Perry work on a design course in "If You Build It."
Sheriff: Woman found dead after house fire a homicide victim
Deputies said an elderly woman found dead after a house fire in Bertie County was a victim of a homicide.
'If You Build It' review: Idealistic educators' tale
Studio H students Jamesha Thompson and Rodecoe Dunlow at work in the studio. From IF YOU BUILD IT, a Long Shot Factory Release 2013.
East Bay Express
If You Build It
Matt Miller and Emily Pilloton, the two main subjects of the thought-provoking feel-good documentary If You Build It , characterize the high-school students they are teaching industrial design to as full of the "raw talent and creativity and brilliance of youth," but nevertheless believe that "it gets drained out of them systematically."
Chapel Hill News
Commentary: The ugly truth about school vouchers
A commitment to strong public schools is not only a moral, but also an economic cornerstone of our state.
Review: In 'If You Build It,' teens create chicken coops, community
Emily Pilloton with Studio H students CJ Robertson and Stevie Mizelle. From the film "If you Build It," a Long Shot Factory Release 2013.
If You Build It is rich in material, less so in structure
In If You Build It , a documentary about a high-concept high school product-design class in, of all places, rural North Carolina, director Patrick Creadon collects rich material but builds a rickety structure.
'Kolby Creek Angel' Reveals a Girl's Innate Strength
Her passion for writing, her deep interest with the Cherokee people, and her love for the mountains and creeks of the Blue Ridge Mountains fueled author E. M. Williams to continue and flourish in her writing career.
The Aspen Times
Woodshop for the modern era
Student Erick Bowen, left, and instructor Matt Miller work on a community building project in "If You Build It."
Rocky Mount Telegram
Watercraft crash kills Bertie County deputy, toddler son
A Bertie County deputy who spent long days at work following the savage April storms was killed along with his toddler son in a personal watercraft accident on the Cashie River, county officials said Monday.