The John A. Holmes High School Design Team appreciates your time and input for this very important project. This project offers exciting opportunities for the students and the community of Edenton-Chowan County.

On this page you will see resources that will keep you updated about the John A. Holmes High School project.

John A. Holmes High School budget approved for $85 million

Edenton-Chowan Public Schools and Chowan County received a $50 million Needs-Based Public School Capital Fund grant through the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to help fund this project. Also, a $35 million USDA loan was approved as the additional funding source for the project. The guaranteed maximum price has been set by the construction manager at risk (M.B. Kahn) for $82,442,450.



Academic Wall of Fame

Athletic Wall of Fame

Lobby and Historical Tribute

Tennis Courts

Outside Commons


Tennis Courts

Health Science Lab

Performing Arts Center

Corridor from Broad to Oaklum

Ag Science Lab

This project is an investment in our children and community! Thank you for being a champion for education! Your support is truly transforming our future possibilities!

John A. Holmes High School Tennis Courts Update

Design Considerations for New Tennis Courts

The following design considerations are currently being evaluated for budget, site constraints, and jurisdictional approval.

Courts moved Closer to Park Avenue to allow for ample seating/bleachers (2 sets)

Addition of Ball Returns to all Courts

Addition of Hitting Wall

10′ x 10′ Storage Building


Equally Spaced Courts

Concrete Apron around the Court



Dr. Michael Sasscer
Edenton-Chowan Schools

Bill Kram
Senior Executive Vice President
MB Kahn

Mary Brehler, AIA, LEED AP
Project Manager | Architect |
K-12 Sector Leader