PEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN) - Broward County Public Schools has completed its staggered return to the classroom.

Seventh and 8th, along with 10th through 12th graders, who chose to do so returned to in-person learning on Thursday.

BCPS Superintendent Robert Runcie paid a visit to some schools and welcomed students as they walked onto campus at Charles W. Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines.

Runcie said classrooms are following safety precautions but stressed home vigilance as well.

“We need our parents and guardians to make sure that your kids are practicing appropriate guidelines for health and safety,” he said.

According to the BCPS dashboard, more than 45 staff members and one student have tested positive since campuses reopened in early October.

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