Phone: 610-622-7000 x2456
Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. English, Widener University M.A. English, Millersville University M.A. Liberal Studies, Villanova University
Mrs. Kelsey Bierling
Welcome to Mrs. Bierling's Page! It is my sincere pleasure to be teaching at UDHS - my home for 25 years. Our high school is truly a very special place. Please come and visit!
If you need to contact me, my email is:
My extension is: 610-622-7000 x2456.
My course information, class updates and due dates are all through Schoology. All HS students have access to this, as do all parents.
If you are in Mrs. Bierling's class, you have a link to the page through your Schoology account.
Parents can access teacher pages with their log in credentials (contact your student's counselor if you have questions).
Announcements: HAC and Schoology
To view course activities & assignments for your student:
- Acquire your child’s Schoology Parent Code (a unique code per child)
- If you have not received an email with your child’s code, contact one of your child’s teachers.
- Use the information at this link to create a Schoology account and add each of your children’s codes.
For Students rostered in Mrs. Bierling's Classes:
All students in Honors British Literature must read the following books and complete the study guides:
- Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte
- The Secret Sharer, by Joseph Conrad
- Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
- Grendel, by John Gardner
Students are encouraged, but not required, to read:
How to Read Literature Like a Professor, by Thomas C. Foster
Links to the study guides can be found on Mrs. Bierling's Schoology page and below. Other assignments (quizzes and/or writing assignments) will be addressed during the first weeks of the semester.
Accelerated British Literature Students should read Grendel, by John Garnder. There is a study guide to complete.
Accelerated Humanities students do not have a specific title for summer reading, but are strongly encouraged to read any novel of their choice. Humanities students are also encouraged to visit any of the art museums in the Delaware Valley.
Creative Writing students do not have a specific title for summer reading, but are strongly encouraged to read any novel of their choice. They are also encouraged to keep a writing journal.