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In Case You’re Wondering:  #PaintColors

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Superintendent Kevin Case

Every so often it becomes evident that it is time to put a fresh coat of paint on the walls. In late June, the walls of my office at Mary Herbert Education Center were painted. The color of choice was “Modern Grey.” It looks more brown to me, but who am I to interfere with Sherwin Williams’ detailed process of choosing paint color names … As I started thinking more about this, I made a few connections between #PaintColors and how each of us has a unique view of the world.

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