It's not uncommon for students in all age groups to draw or write on their desks while they are in class. However, this can pose an obvious problem in the classroom. You might not think that there is much that you can do to prevent your students from doing this, but if you follow these tips, you can help. 1. Choose the Right Type of Student Desks First of all, if you purchase the right desks for your school, you can help prevent graffiti from being as much of a problem.