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This research deals with the phenomenon of graffiti in schools in Babylon/ Iraq related to what is going on in the student’s mind in terms of linguistic and socio-linguistic aspect, with the aim of identifying the student’s ways of thinking and at the same time studying the tendencies and trends that accompany him in middle school. The phrases on the walls represent an exceptional form of expression, in which the political is mixed with the emotional, the religious and the absurd. The research included data that came from the classroom, halls and school corridors, as they express what is going on in the student’s thinking without restriction. The quality of the writing varies according to the location of the wall, the nature of the stage, and the age group of the student. The researcher dealt with (200) pictures of writings written by students in Babylon Governorate schools with a note of the place from which they were taken. And he classified them according to their subjects, and chose from them what was related to art education. The research found that most of the students ’writings were either praise, slander, or an expression of pent-up feelings or a talent for the student, offending school, or announcing something that is going on in the student’s psyche. One of the most important objectives of the research is to discover the role of art education in organizing the phenomenon of unorganized writing on walls and to identify the causes of this phenomenon.