At the end of the 2018/2019 school year, Mrs. Marshall retired from teaching kindergarten. “Kindergarten was my favorite grade to teach. I loved FACS too, but kindergarten was my true love. You become like their second home, considering you are with those kids seven hours a day, five days a week. They get in here,” Mrs. Marshall pointed to her heart. So how is it Gwen Marshall dreamed of being a PE teacher, got a taste of teaching FACS (Family and Consumer Science aka Home Ec), and yet in the end retired from teaching kindergarten? To find the answer to that, we’ll have to return to the beginning of the alphabet—the first page of the book.