Construction has begun on a major renovation and improvement plan at Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, a multi-phased project to add new classrooms, wellness facilities, turf and other fields, as well as a pedestrian walkway and parking for all students.
But perhaps the biggest news, officials at the sprawling 50-year-old Clapboardtree Street campus said, is the addition, beginning in 2014, of a seventh-grade class at the all-boys college-preparatory school and, the year after, of both seventh- and eighth-grade students.
“We are all so very excited about this project,” said Board of Trustees president Rick Spillane, a member of the school’s Class of 1968. “And we are looking forward to kicking off our next 50 years in Westwood.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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