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From left, Alice (Conway) Gryte, Class of 1960, leans forward to get a good look at a photo of the old Bemidji High School on display Thursday in the "new" high school commons. On the right, her sister, Jean (Conway) Penoncello, Class of 1974, is shown photographs of building fragments preserved from the old high school. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Conway siblings taking part in All-School Reunion

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When Bemidji High School alumna Jean (Conway) Penocello, Class of 1974, and her sister, Alice (Conway) Gryte, Class of 1960, walked into the high school Thursday, they admitted they were a little shocked at what they saw.


"It's a far cry from what we used to have," Gryte said.

It was the sisters' first time stepping foot into the "new" high school and there was a lot to see.

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